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Oronde Freeman


Oronde N. Freeman began his ESL career as a volunteer at refugee resettlement organizations in Metro Atlanta in 2010.  In 2014, he earned his bachelor’s in English Writing and Rhetoric from Georgia Gwinnett College, then taught Language Arts to first-generation middle school students for two years while working evenings as a Writing Peer Tutor at the Georgia State University (GSU) Clarkston campus.  Afterwards, he taught as an adjunct ESL Instructor for beginning students at Georgia Piedmont Technical College (GPTC). He transitioned to ESL program Site Supervisor at GPTC and entered the M.A Applied Linguistics Program at GSU in 2017.  He is currently pursuing his master’s degree while working as a Lead Teacher for the ESL program at GPTC.  He enjoys course design, intercultural interaction, teacher coaching, and the fun that comes with teaching any ESL level. In his free time, he also studies Spanish and Arabic, and he practices martial arts– especially Wing Chun Kung-Fu.