Paola Armfield

Ms. Paola Armfield

Adjunct - Lecturer of ESL; Administrative Assistant

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Born and raised in Bogota, Colombia where she learned English after attending an international missionary school for the last three years of high school. Paola came to the Dubuque, IA, for undergrad studies after a year of teaching English as a Foreign Language in a language institute and an after-school government program in a town of Colombia. She currently lives in Dubuque with her husband where she is involved with community projects to include the international community.


Bachelors in Bible Theology and Intercultural Studies
Certificate in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)
Minor in Music, Emmaus Bible College, Dubuque, IA, 2017
MA in TESOL, University of Nicosia, Nicosia, Cyprus (distance learning, currently studying)

Courses Taught

Reading and Communication (currently ESL 056, ESL 035, ESL 065)

Intercultural Experience


ESL Teacher to Wives of Saudi Arabian Students, University of Dubuque, (2018)
Co-founder and director of ESL community group for internationals in Dubuque, The Bridge, (2018)
Internship in Molise, Italy serving a community and teaching conversational English (2017)
ESL classes to immigrants (2018)
EFL teacher at CLI, Latin American Center of Languages, in Casanare, Colombia (2010-2011)

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