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IEP Staff

Director: Rose Honegger

Assistant Director:  Megan Lachaussee Miller
 
IEP Staff:

 
We are here to help you with any questions or problems you may have.
The Intensive English Program can be your “home away from home!”

Kelly Carlson

ESL Specialist
 
IEP Responsibilities:
  • English instruction
  • Coffee Talks
  • IEP newsletter
  • IEP Facebook page
  • TOEFL Prep instruction
Teaching Experience:
  • 4+ years ESL - UL Lafayette Intensive English Program
  • 1 year high school
International Experience:
  • Traveled to Canada, Mexico, and Colombia

Degrees/Certificates:

  • B.A. General Studies
  • TESOL Certification
  • M.A. TESOL (pending)

Languages: English, Beginner French and Spanish


Sara Beth Ferguson

ESL Specialist -- Spring I 2017 Acting Coordinator
 
IEP Responsibilities:
  • English instruction
  • Coffee Talks
  • IEP Facebook page
  • TOEFL Prep instruction
  • Web Ambassador
Teaching Experience:
  • 3+ years college English at UL Lafayette
  • 3 years college English at the University of Michigan
International Experience:
  • Traveled to U.K., Mexico, and Canada
Degrees/Certificates:
  • B.A. English
  • B.A. Theatre
  • M.A. Creative Writing (Poetry)
  • Ph.D. English
  • TESOL Certification (pending)

Languages: English


Erin Holden

ESL Specialist
 
IEP Responsibilities:
  • English instruction
  • Campus Security Administrator
  • IEP Facebook page
  • Math Vocabulary instruction
  • TOEFL Prep instruction
Teaching Experience:
  • 2+ years adult education
  • 1+ years college English at UL Lafayette and LSU-Eunice
International Experience:
  • Traveled to Mexico
Degrees/Certificates:
  • B.A. Mass Communication (Print Journalism)
  • M.A. English (Creative Writing)
  • Certified adult instructor
  • TESOL Certification (pending)

Languages: English, Beginner Spanish


Brandt Snook

ESL Specialist
 
IEP Responsibilities:
  • English instruction
  • Campus security Administrator
  • TOEFL Prep instruction
  • Cultures United Program
  • IEP Facebook page
Teaching Experience:
  • 4 years ESL - UL Lafayette Intensive English Program
  • 1 year college English at UL Lafayette
International Experience:
  • Traveled to Mexico and France
Degrees/Certificates:
  • B. A. English
  • M. A. English
  • TESOL Certification
Languages:  English, Beginner French
 

           

Matthew Sackmann

Teacher

IEP Responsibilities:
  • English instruction
Teaching Experience:
  • 5 years college English at UL Lafayette
  • 3 years college English at the University of Toledo
  • 3 years high school
International Experience:
  • Traveled throughout Mexico, Canada, Guatemala, & Costa Rica

Degrees/Certificates:

  • B. A. Philosophy
  • M.A. English
  • Ph.D. English & American Literature (pending)
Languages:  English, Beginner French and Spanish
 

Michelle Sands

Teacher

IEP Responsibilities:
  • English instruction
Teaching Experience:
  • 3 years ESL/EFL  
International Experience:
  • Taught in Madrid, Spain
Degrees/Certificates:
  • B. A. English & Digital Media Production
  • M.A. English
Languages:  English, Spanish

Howard Varnado

Teacher

IEP Responsibilities:
  • English instruction
Teaching Experience:
  • 20+ years ESL & Spanish
  • 5 years ESL - UL Lafayette Intensive English Program
International Experience:
  • Traveled to Latin America, England, India and Kuwait
Degrees/Certificates:
  • B. A. English Education & Social Studies
Languages:  English, Spanish