Juanita Blackton

Adjunct Instructor

Office: 816-235-5438
Email: BlacktonJ@umkc.edu

Biography

Juanita returned to the ALI after working abroad in the United Arab Emirates and with the English Language Fellowship in the Philippines. The Fellowship allowed Juanita to participate in U.S. Embassy designed English Language programs; facilitating teacher-trainer workshops through her host institution and the U.S. Embassy, and teaching English for Specific Purposes, in addition to degree courses in English Language Arts. Juanita has taught English for over ten years. She volunteers with several NGOs as a first responder to natural and manmade disasters, having gone to Indonesia in 2005, and Ethiopia in 2013.