EC San Diego Welcomes Jenn Sweeney!

Hi Everyone! My name is Jenn and I’m the new Home Stay Coordinator at EC San Diego. I am looking forward to working with EC students and staff, as well as our amazing host families! I grew up in the ‘Wine Country‘ area of Northern California and have traveled, worked and lived in various … Read more

Be A Part of our San Diego Home Stay Program!!

Become a Home Stay provider with EC San Diego! We at EC San Diego love our students, and are always looking for local families to provide them with a “home away from home” here in San Diego!! Some basic information about EC & our Home Stay Program:  EC English Language Centers is com … Read more

EC San Diego Teacher Profile: John Kim!

Teacher John Kim (right) loves fishing off the San Diego coastline with his sons! A little about me: Hi! My name is John Kim. I’m originally from Honolulu, Hawaii, but I’ve been living here in San Diego, California since 2003. I am a retired veteran from a great American institution called the Unite … Read more

EC San Diego Teacher Profile: Autumn Garrett!

“Hi! My name is Autumn Garrett and I am an ESL teacher at EC San Diego! A little about me: “I’m originally from Oklahoma City, Oklahoma (located in the center of the USA), but I have been living here in beautiful San Diego for almost a year. “On the weekends I love to explore San D … Read more

Easter Egg Hunting at EC San Diego!

  These students found the Grand Prize eggs – and received gift certificates to local coffee shops as Easter presents from EC San Diego! To celebrate the Easter holiday, EC San Diego staff set up a fun Easter Egg Hunt around school! Great egg-hunting today! Most students are familiar with … Read more

EC San Diego Teacher Profile: Melissa MacClaren!

Students are often surprised to find out that EC San Diego Teacher Melissa became an ESL teacher only a few years ago. After retiring from the University of California in 2010, Melissa arranged to earn her TESOL Certificate in France, combining a memorable trip abroad and a professional (& perso … Read more

When ECSD Teachers Travel the Globe!

   An important part of learning English as a student at ECSD is continually communicating (in English, of course) with those around you. One of the best ways to learn and improve English skills is to try talking about a personal passion. For many students, one of them is sharing about their own cul … Read more

Meet ECSD Teacher Adela: ESL Teacher AND Graduate Student!!

This fall, ECSD Teacher Adela Rahmati is going back to school for her Master’s degree while continuing to teach ESL at EC San Diego! Adela was kind enough to write a post for ECSD’s blog on why she is returning to school, and how being a teacher has helped her to become a better student … Read more