Meredith Moore majored in English and Spanish at the University of Dayton, and studied abroad in France, the Dominican Republic, and Costa Rica. After several years of non-profit work and travel, she found a love for teaching English to non-native English speakers. Meredith worked as an ESOL and EAP instructor for Seminole State College in central Florida, and then earned a master’s degree in Applied Linguistics at the University of South Florida in Tampa. Meredith has taught as a professor of English as a foreign language at universities in Morocco, Ecuador, and Chile. Meredith oversaw both the ESOL Program and the English Language Institute at Florida State College at Jacksonville. Spending so many years abroad and working with large numbers of newcomers to the USA have helped her develop a deep sense of understanding of international student needs in navigating the US university system.