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My coaching sessions are calm, confidential, and customized for you. Our conversations will be relevant to your life and work. Together, we’ll create a roadmap where you’ll be in the driver’s seat. I will be your guide to interesting stops along the way as you develop confidence and English fluency.
Self-employed at Conversations with Kate since October 2016
My experience includes over 20 years in public education and 8 years in private education, including teaching abroad.
Host and creator of Conversations with Kate Podcast since April 2018
My podcast provides listening experiences for English Language Learners who want to feel comfortable in English conversations for business, academics, or travel. My guests are native and non-native English speakers from all over the world. They share personal stories and life lessons in natural, authentic conversations. Together we improve our understanding of the world and each other.
Author of original materials for English Language Learners including the 100-page book, Beyond Expectations: 6 Days on the Camino Portugués and an accompanying 25-page workbook. The paperback is available from Amazon or other online booksellers. The pdf version and workbook are available on Gumroad.com.
Currently serving on the Board of the Saluda Community Land Trust and as a Volunteer Community Master Gardener. My interests include permaculture gardening, hiking, language learning, travel, and wellness.
Teaching Business English, English as a Foreign Language, Health and Language Coaching, Active Listening, Communication Skills
Two Master's Degrees, Advanced TEFL Certificate, Business English Certificate, Health Coaching Certificate, ongoing personal and professional development
I’ve been a professional educator for over 30 years. People say that I have a knack for finding the best resources and I know how to listen. Language coaching brings together my experience as a teacher, librarian, language learner, and health coach.
My Coaching Packages include:
Our Free Initial Coaching Conversation where we talked about your vision and ways to get there
Neurolanguage Coaching® Learning Program customized for you
Online 1:1 Language Sessions (usually 45 minutes each via Skype or Zoom)
Notes & feedback for each session
Personal assessment at the end of each package (30 minutes)
Email support as needed during the program
Everything will be confidential and calm. Here’s how to get started.