Amy Raty is an adjunct professor in the TELL program at BYU. She teaches classes on campus, supervises TELL student teachers/practicum students in the secondary schools, and has collaborated to update the Second Language Acquisition and Developing Literacy TELL courses. She has participated regulary in preparing other facilitators to teach TELL courses. She received her MEd in Curriculum and Instruction with an ESL focus from George Mason University. She has taught ESL to elementary, middle, and high school students as well as adults in an adult school district program and in a community college. She also spent time as a freelance writer writing for textbook companies, focusing on mainstream and ESL instruction.