IMG_9648Melissa Guarino worked as director of studies at ILAC, the largest English school in Canada, for 3 years. With her former team, Melissa is excited to launch Vertices Language Coaching to help you achieve your goals as a teacher or learner of English.

Mel, as her friends call her, is an ELT professional with 20 years’ experience in different areas of English as a Second Language education: she has been a teacher, teacher trainer, director of studies and content developer for some of the largest schools in Canada and Brazil.

Some of her work in content development of ESL textbooks include teens courses and a series on Aviation English for Brazil’s air traffic controllers. Melissa holds a CPE and an IELTS, besides a Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA) by the University of Cambridge with distinction

Mel is a journalist by trade and a world traveller at heart. She’s also an avid learner and is currently finishing her Creative, Critical and Design Thinking Certificate at McMaster University in Canada.