Meet the authors
Dennis Johnson has been an ESL Instructor at City College of San Francisco, teaching all levels of ESL since 1977. He has many years' experience as an ESL Site Coordinator and is the author of Get Up and Go, and co-author of The Immigrant Experience.
Donna Price is Associate Professor of ESL and Vocational ESL/Technology Resource Instructor for the Continuing Educational ESL program at San Diego Community College. She has taught all levels of ESL for 20 years and is the author of Skills for Success.
Gretchen Bitterlin has been an ESL instructor and ESL department instructional leader with the Continuing Education Program, San Diego Community College District since 1971. She was an ESL Teacher Institute Trainer and Chair of the TESOL Task Force on Adult Education Program Standards. She is co-author of English for Adult Competency.
K. Lynn Savage
Series editor K. Lynn Savage, City College of San Francisco (retired), trains teachers for adult education programs around the country. She chaired the committee that developed the ESL Model Standards for Adult Education Programs (California 1992) and is the author, co-author and editor of many ESL materials including Parenting for Academic Success: A Curriculum for Families Learning English, Crossroads Cafe, Building Life Skills, May I Help You?, Picture Stories, and English That Works.
Sylvia Ramirez is a professor at MiraCosta College, where she is the Department Chair of the large noncredit program. She has more than 30 years of experience in adult ESL including multilevel and vocational ESL, family literacy, distance learning, teacher training, and textbook authoring.