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About: Jennifer Summers is Program Coordinator for Customized Workplace English at the Literacy Center of West Michigan.  After receiving a B.A. in Romance Languages from DePauw University, she taught English in Japan for two years with the JET Program. The experience prompted her to pursue an M.A. in TESOL, which she earned from Eastern Michigan University. She spent several years teaching post-secondary English to speakers of other languages in Minnesota and Michigan before coming to the Literacy Center in 2016. 

Hobbies: In her spare time, she enjoys knitting, yoga, and alternating reading fiction and non-fiction.

Favorite part of the job/looks forward to: Her favorite part of her work at the Literacy Center is getting to know learners from all over the world and hear their stories.

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