Lety Banks has over two decades of teaching experience in domestic and international settings. She has conducted teacher training in Mexico, Africa, China, Brazil, Chile, and the United States and currently teaches at the American Language and Culture Institute at California State University San Marcos, where she also served as the Assistant Director for over three years. In 2011, she served as an English Language Fellow in Chile and is currently an English Language Specialist, both for the US Department of State.
She is passionate about teacher education, preparation, and development and is committed to improving the teaching experience of new and seasoned teachers. Lety is currently a doctoral student at UCSD and is the recipient of the Chrispeels Doctoral Fellowship in Educational Leadership—a fellowship given to highly qualified doctoral students who are engaged in leadership actions to promote social justice and equity. | April Interviewer: Terry Doyle