Janet Muzal's current position is Professor of ESOL at Lone Star College-North Harris, where she also serves as Lead ESOL Instructor, Curriculum Team Representative, and CEA Liaison. Janet has been involved in the field of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages since 1976. She studied Second Language Education at the State University of New York College of Arts and Sciences in Geneseo, New York, completing her undergraduate degree in 1973. She earned an MA in Applied Linguistics from the University of Colorado at Boulder in 1979. Janet has taught in elementary, secondary, adult education, community college, university and intensive programs in New York, Florida, Virginia, Colorado, California, Texas, Norway, and The Netherlands and has held such positions as curriculum coordinator, teacher trainer, and program manager in addition to her instructional responsibilities. She has served on the board of her local TESOL affiliate and has presented on topics such as “Assessing Listening and Speaking Skills,” “What’s Up: A Look at Prepositions,” and “Strengthening Your Small IEP.” In 2008, Janet was awarded the Lone Star College Faculty Excellence Award.