Tanya Ploquin is a dynamic and passionate EAL teacher, pronunciation specialist, teacher trainer, and teacher mentor with over 17 years of experience. She is currently Department Head of Academic English at Stenberg College. She has presented on several occasions at BC TEAL conferences and at private colleges. Tanya sat on BC TEAL’S board for two years in her role as Treasurer. She holds a BFA from the University of Saskatchewan, and a TESOL Diploma from Vancouver Community College.