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Faculty Profiles

Claudia Root, M.A.

Guest Instructor






Professional interests include: ESL/Bilingual Teacher and Coordinator in Glen Ellyn District 41, member of Extension Ministries Board at Willow Creek Community Church. 

Personal interests include: being a speaker at women's and couples' retreats, 
traveling extensively throughout Eastern Europe and South America on mission trips with churches and Wheaton College, and training in teaching church members how to use spiritual gifts in ministry.

Aurora University
M.A., Educational Administration

Wheaton College
M.A., Intercultural Studies/TESOL

Whittier College
B.A., English Literature & Spanish

Pepperdine University
Post Study, Education

Bilingual Spanish Certificate, Illinois

ESL Endorsement, Illinois and California

Type 75 Certification

  • INTR 618: Teaching ESL to Children, K-12 
  • INTR 642: Bilingual Methods and Materials 
  • TESOL

Friendship Evangelism with Jerry Root. Wheaton, IL: Harold Shaw 1990

Leaders Guide for How to Help a Friend with Jerry Root. Wheaton, IL: Tyndale House 1983