TESOL Greece Board
2021 - 2022
Susan Stetson-Tiligadas is the Director of Language and Culture programs at Deree-The American College of Greece and teaches in the EAP and MA TESOL programs. Susan has a PhD in Education and has taught learners of all ages. Her research interests are in learner motivation and cognitive load.
Georgia Kourti is a teacher and Frontistirio owner.She holds a Cambridge Diploma in English Language and Literature, and a Teacher’s Training Certificate (TT1). She has attended a course on Lifelong and Differentiated Learning at the Hellenic Open University and a course in Digital Storytelling in Education at the National and Kapodistrian University. She has done a Master Practitioner course on Neuro-Linguistic Programming and is interested in Life Skills , PSHE and PBL.
Evelina Agathopoulou is an undergraduate student in the Department of English language and literature in National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. She is a former volunteer of Tesol Greece 2018-2019 and since March of 2019 she became a board member. She also teaches English to refugees voluntarily, is a member of the University Drama Club and loves dancing.
Paraskevi (Voula) Moustakidou is a graduate of EKPA Athens and holds a MSc (TEFL) from Aston University, U.K., She has been a Board member of various Associations in Greece dealing with TEFL, including PEKADE, IATEFL Greece and TESOL Greece. For several years she served as Coordinator of the TESOL Greece Young Learners SIG. Paraskevi is a teacher trainer (EKPA), materials writer (5th grade ELT coursebook, KPg Exams), researcher (RCel). ELT teacher and deputy headteacher at 1st Primary school, Maroussi.
Members at Large
Agapi Dendaki holds a BA in English and Greek Literature and an M.Ed. in Special Education from the University of Athens, as well as an M.Ed. in Counselling in Education from the University of LaVerne. She has been an EFL teacher for the past 35 years, most of which in the public sector. She has also designed, organized and taught many training programmes and seminars of Special Education for educators and other professionals under the auspices of Greek Universities and private institutions. Her professional and research interests focus on differentiated instruction, learning difficulties, teaching technologies and classroom management.
Georgios Chatzis has been teaching since 1997 and he is a co-owner of the Karayanni-Chatzi Schools of English in Corinth. He holds a CELT level II, RSA dip, a DTEFL and an MA in ELT from the University of Essex. He is also an EAP tutor with the University of Sheffield and a glider pilot.
Maroussa Pavli (BA, MA, HEA Fellowship) has been teaching English for General, Academic and Specific Purposes (EGP/ EAP/ESP) in Higher Education for 26 years in Greece and the UK. She has worked as a university presessional course co-coordinator/ (online) tutor and a Business English consultant. She has produced ELT materials for publishers and published articles on teaching adults and EAP. Maroussa was a board member of TESOL Greece (2007-2010) and coordinated the Teaching Adults (previously known as EAP/ESP) SIG for a number of years. She’s also a member of BALEAP (International Association of Lecturers in English for Academic Purposes).
Stella Senetaki holds a BA in English Language and Literature from the University of Athens, and has been a member of the TG family since October 2017. She is passionate about volunteering and teaching. Her first actual teaching took place during her second semester in the university, when she volunteered in the SOS Villages. In the future, she wishes to specialize in teaching Young Learners and students with Specific Learning Differences.
Jane Mandalios teaches undergraduate and graduate Applied Linguistics at Deree, the American College of Greece. Before coming to Greece in 2006, she taught at tertiary level in Libya and Dubai, teaching EFL/ESL, ESP, EAP, and Composition. Her professional interests include curriculum and materials development, assessment, translanguaging, and information literacy. She holds a doctorate in TESOL from Exeter University.
Chrysanthi Roubi is a freelance English and French teacher. She has attended several courses and seminars in teaching foreign languages to different age groups and different learning abilities. She is dedicated and passionate about facilitating every single person to step a little forward. She loves all kinds of art and manages to integrate them into foreign language teaching.students with Specific Learning Differences.
Lia Kalianos has been an adult educator for over 20 years and has valuable experience of designing and facilitating open group and in-company Business English and English for Specific Purposes training. Lia teaches EAP, BE and ESP in the School of Graduate and Professional Education at The American College of Greece.
Oversight Committee CHAIR
Christina Konstantakelis holds an MA in TESOL from Deree, the American College of Greece, a CertTESOL from Trinity College London, and a BSc in Marketing from the University of Indianapolis. She is an EFL teacher, and an oral examiner. As an EFL teacher she seeks to employ a learner-centred approach, empower learners and scaffold them to become autonomous learners. She is interested in the pedagogy of teaching and ways of employing technology as an educational tool.
Leda Lampropoulou has worked as an EFL teacher in various contexts. She has a degree in English and Philosophy from the University of London, a CELTA, and a PgCert in Testing from Lancaster University. She’s been involved in several assessment roles and currently manages the development of speaking qualifications for LanguageCert, as Head of Assessment.
Christina Stamati is an undergraduate student at the department of English language and literature in National and Kapodistrian University of Athens. Volunteer of TESOL Greece 2018-2019 and 2019-2020. She loves learning foreign languages and she has worked voluntarily as a tour guide. After graduation, she intends to specialise in special education.
Oversight Committee Alternate member
Panayota Frytzala is a freelance teacher of English and French, as well as an official translator for the same languages. In the past, she taught prospective teachers of English and at present she teaches future translators. She has presented and published quite a few papers on language teaching and translation.