Berkeley LTC was founded in 2006 and is run by three partners, Josh Kurzweil, Jenn Gemma, and Jeff Puccini.
Josh began his teaching career in 1990. He has taught and trained in Japan, Spain, the Republic of Georgia, and the United States. He received his Master's degree in teaching from the SIT Graduate Institute and also holds the Cambridge CELTA and DELTA. Josh has been a trainer with the Peace Corps and has designed teacher development programs for labor unions and higher ed. He is the author of Understanding Teaching Through Learning, which was published by McGraw-Hill in 2006. His particular areas of interest include the Science of Learning, reflective practice, and learning design. In his free time, you can usually find Josh playing pool, studying foreign languages, or traveling.
Jenn earned her Master’s Degree in TESOL from St. Mary´s College of California. She has been teaching (Spanish and EFL/ESL) since 1999 and training since 2004. Jenn is a trainer and trainer of trainers for the SIT TESOL Certificate Course. She has taught in Spain and Korea and is currently teaching and training in North Caroliina. She loves photography, cooking, yoga and snow-skiing.