Tue, 26 Sept|
Executive Committee Candidates
We are happy to introduce candidates running for Executive Committee posts.
Time & Location
26 Sept, 17:00
About The Event
We are pleased to announce the candidates running for the Executive Committee for the upcoming term. This election is an important event in the life of our organization, as the Executive Committee plays a crucial role in setting our direction and implementing our mission.
Mgr. Ivana Juríková, PhD., works at the Department of British and American Studies, Faculty of Arts, Comenius University in Bratislava, where she teaches courses in Academic English and English for Specific Purposes. As part of the ENLIGHT alliance of European universities, she also leads a course focused on developing communication competence in the English language. In her scientific research activities, she is dedicated to the area of Psychology of Learning and Teaching Foreign Languages, with a primary focus on foreign language anxiety and other affective factors influencing the success of students in the process of foreign language education.
Jana Ftáčnik Pastorková has studied management and education, and she is TESOL certified. She has taught English at various types of schools – from kindergarten to university in Slovakia, in Indian (and Slovak) slums, an Icelandic high school, a Canadian summer camp, and a Finnish elementary school. Her valuable working experience in a Canadian organization, BCPVPA, has made her believe in the power of teachers' associations in shaping the entire educational system and enhancing its quality.
Monika Antalová has been a SCELT member since 2013. She has been in ELT for more than a decade. Due to numerous national and international cooperations and collaborations both in the private and the public sector, she can contribute with valuable insights and hands-on professionalism.
Natalie Lackovič Križanová is a biology and English teacher at a bilingual grammar school. Born in Australia, she lives now in Slovakia where she mostly teaches English language & literature, biology in English, and prepares future science teachers at university. Her goal is to make usually unpopular subjects enjoyable, especially those extremely important for us and future generations, either via community work or workshops for teens and fellow teachers.
Nikola Mačičková is a doctoral student of Constantine the Philosopher University in Nitra, Slovakia with ESL and EFL teaching experience. She is a graduate of Matej Bel University, Slovakia and Eastern Michigan University, United States. Her research interests include EFL pre-service teachers' education, virtual exchanges, and digital and media literacies.