Joshua Gartner, Adjuct Instructor
B.Ed – German Language and History, Eastern Michigan University, 2003
MATESOL – Madonna University, 2010
Mr. Gartner is a two-time Fulbright recipient, teaching ESL in Austria from 2004-2006. He taught German, History, Geography, Skills for Learning, Marketing, Computers, and Accounting at Redford Union High School from 2006-2013. He has taught German at EMU and ESL at Madonna University. In the MATESOL program, Mr. Gartner teaches TSL 5210 and TSL 6300.
Snezana Blazeski, Adjunct Instructor
B.A. – English as a Foreign Language and English Literature, Cyril and Methodius University, Skopje, Macedonia, 1988
MATESOL – Madonna University, 2008
Snezana Blazeski obtained a Master of Arts degree in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from Madonna University, a Bachelor of Arts degree in English as a Foreign Language and English Literature from the Cyril and Methodius University of Skopje, Macedonia, and a Professional Education Certificate for English Language and Literature and Elementary Education. She has taught English as a second language to ages preschool through adult in public and private schools in Macedonia and was the founder and director of the “Adriana” private school for English in Struga, Macedonia. Mrs. Blazeski was also an official English interpreter/translator for the city of Struga, Macedonia. In the United States, she has taught elementary grade levels 4th and 5th, 6th-8th mainstream and bilingual middle school classes, adult ESL classes, as well as a graduate class in the MATESOL program at Madonna University. Currently, Mrs. Blazeski is teaching 8th grade Language Arts for the Dearborn Public Schools and TSL 5120 at Madonna University.
Bridget Dean, Adjunct Instructor
M.A. Elementary Education/Gifted and Talented, Eastern Michigan University, 1992
Ed. Specialist – Educational Administration and Supervision, Wayne State University, 2003
Professor Dean is currently an ESL/Bilingual Coordinator and teacher for Farmington Public Schools where she has worked for 14 years. Prior to that, she taught World Languages and ESL in Novi, Mich. for 13 years. Professor Dean holds a Master’s degree in Elementary Education from Eastern Michigan University and an Ed Specialist degree in Administrative Supervision from Wayne State University. She is currently pursuing her Ed.D. in Administrative Leadership from Walden University. Dean taught undergraduate classes in Japanese Language and Japanese Language Pedagogy at Madonna University and currently teaches TSL 5140: Applications of Language Assessment to Instruction and TSL 5220: Teaching of Reading/Vocabulary to ESL Students.
Andrew Domzalski, Professor, Program Director
M.S. in Psycholinguistics and Neuropsychology, Warsaw University, 1987
M.A. in Pastoral Ministry, Marygrove College, 1992
Ph.D. in Reading and Language Arts with a minor in Linguistics, Oakland University, 1999
Dr. Domzalski has taught and conducted research at universities in the United States, Poland and China. He has taught undergraduate and graduate courses in literacy, second language acquisition, linguistics, psycholinguistics, ESL pedagogy, and EAP. He developed the curriculum for the Master of Arts in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages, a graduate program he currently coordinates at Madonna University. Domzalski's current research interests include reading and grammar instruction, second language acquisition theories, ESL teacher preparation, and humane education. Dr. Domzalski teaches ENG 5420, TSL 5110, TSL 5190, TSL 5250, and TSL 6300.
Boguslawa Dorota Gatarek, Adjunct Assistant Professor
M.A. in Psychology (double concentration: Clinical and Cognitive), Warsaw University, 1987
Ms. Gatarek has conducted research in both clinical and cognitive psychology. She gained her professional experience in Poland, Great Britain, Canada and the United States. Her interests include educational research design, research curriculum for teachers, ethical issues in research, and humane education. Gatarek is currently working on her Ph.D. in Cognition and Learning at the University of Windsor. Gatarek brings rich first-hand knowledge of different cultures and a thorough background in philosophy to her research and teaching. She teaches ENG 5410, RDG 5150, and TSL 6900.