CEC, Michigan State University
BS, Wayne State University
Designing and implementing strategies to alleviate the anxiety involved in oral discourse for adult second language learners.
Journal writing as a practical technique to enhance language development.
Mary Prouty brings to CCS her many years of experience as an Adult English as a Second Language instructor, administrator and presenter of ESL teaching techniques and strategies. She created and teaches Composition for Non-Native Speakers of English, a writing and English language studies course for CCS’s international students.
In her continuing effort to stay involved in English as Second Language on the state level, Prouty is an ESL Consultant, and a member of the Michigan ESL Professional Advisory Committee (MIESLPAC). She is currently part of an ESL team reviewing and assigning benchmarks and applications to the College and Career Readiness Standards (CCRS) – English as a Second Language Curriculum framework for Adults.
Mary Prouty is in the process of completing a Master’s Degree in TESOL at Madonna University.
Significant Publications, Presentations and Exhibitions
A sampling of presentations at various workshops and conferences:
Pronunciation in Conversation (CCS 2018, CCS 2017)
Bringing Your ESL Writing Lessons to Life!(MACAE 2016)
Bring Your ESL Lessons to Life (MIESLPAC 2014)
An ESL Forum (MAETC 2012)
A Day in the Life of an ESL Classroom (MAETC 2011)
Using the Revised ESL Content Standards (MAEPD 2010)
Strategies with Pizzazz for Multi-Level Instruction (MIESLPAC 2009)
Mary’s Take-Home Tips and Teaching Strategies (MDOC 2008)
Multi-Level ESL Take Home Tips and Teaching Strategies (MAETC 2008)
Managing the Multi-Level ESL Classroom (MAC2 2007)
Knock on the Door of Your Community (MAETC 2007)