Manuela is an OCT and TESL certified teacher and holds a BA in English and a MA in Linguistics/Discourse Analysis. She has over 15 years of teaching experience both overseas and in Canada. She has been in the ELL Department at Centennial College since 2016, and currently she is the Level 2 Lead. Her passions are languages, psychology, technology, fitness and travelling. She has travelled to more than 25 countries and hopes to travel to at least 25 more. Her goal is to help students achieve English proficiency.