After completing a B.A. at Syracuse University with a dual major in Spanish and Italian, Languages, Literatures and Culture, Laura Lisnyczyj completed a Master’s Degree from the School of Arts and Sciences at Syracuse University in 2004. Her M.A. degree is in Linguistics with a concentration in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. While working on her degree, she taught ESOL classes for SU as a teaching assistant. She continues to teach at SU as a full-time lecturer and has participated in TESOL and NYSTESOL Conferences periodically. She also has assisted the ESOL Coordinator since 2012, assisted in coordinating the Fulbright FLTA Orientation since 2009, and was assigned as coordinator of the Fulbright FLTA Orientation in 2014.