Two members of PDPI 2019 at Downs Hall

PDPI Brazilian Teachers Program

January 16 - February 24, 2023

The purpose of this 6-week certificate program is to offer English language enrichment and professional training designed specifically for high school English teachers from Brazil to:

  • Strengthen teachers' English language proficiency, with emphasis on conversational fluency and pronunciation
  • Enhance teachers' English language teaching capabilities in the Brazilian high school context
  • Foster opportunities for the teachers to network with US ESL faculty members and education specialists
  • Offer the cultural experience of US campus life and opportunities for cultural and social activities in the US Midwest

Contact Information

The office is open from 8:00am - 5:00pm, Monday - Friday. You may call the office to contact ISP staff during those hours. During the evenings or weekends, if you need to speak with someone from the ISP, you should call 785-521-5944

ISP Office phone:  785-864-6161

Emergency phone:  785-521-5944


Erin Greer Smith

Office: 785-864-1557

Geri Lamer

Office: 785-864-1321

Elizabeth Gould

Office: 785-864-8288

Riki Suess

Office: 785-864-5018