Marcel Bolintiam is
the key academic administrator responsible
for management and oversight of the ESL Academy. His love for languages and
the thrill of exploring new cultures and traditions started while he was living
abroad as child with his family in Sicily and Spain. He has taught EFL in Spain and Mexico, ESL in
Boston, New York, Denver, and Los Angeles, and has worked for private language
schools, public secondary schools, and university intensive English programs
all with the goal of improving the chances of international students to succeed
in institutions of higher education in the U.S.
Prior to working at CU Denver, Marcel was
the Founding Director of Studies at Kings Colleges Los Angeles. As a New York City Teaching Fellow and
a recipient of a grant from the American Corporation for Community Service,
Marcel earned a Master in TESOL Education from City College of New York. He also has a Master of City Planning from
the University of Pennsylvania and a Bachelor of Arts from Hobart College.
addition to teaching and learning, Marcel travels extensively, plays tennis, and
enjoys camping, rafting, and skiing.