Dr Misty Adoniou is a Senior Lecturer in Language Literacy and Teaching English as a Second Language at the University of Canberra. She is the recipient of a number of teaching awards, including the 2014 Vice-Chancellor’s Award for Teaching Excellence. She has presented nationally and internationally in the areas of spelling, literacy pedagogy, grammar and Teaching English as an Additional Language.
Misty was the lead writer for the national English as an Additional Language Teachers Resource which accompanies the Australian Curriculum and has served on several national advisory boards. She is on the Board of Directors of TESOL International — a teachers’ association representing over 100 teachers’ associations around the globe.
She has served as the President of two international TESOL Affiliates; TESOL Greece and the Australian Council of TESOL Associations.