Staff

Ken Janjigian Photo

Ken Janjigian Director, ELTA
Academic Director, IAP
Office of Global & Immersive Studies

Ken is the Director of the English Language and Training Academy (ELTA). His responsibilities include program staffing, curriculum development and instruction, directing faculty, student advising and program recruitment. He frequently travels abroad to attend student fairs and meet with university staff.

ken.janjigian@american.edu
(202) 895-4919

Game Persse, Program and Admissions Specialist

Kopphorn "Game" PersseAssistant Director, ELTA
Office of Global & Immersive Studies

Game serves as the Assistant Director of the English Language and Training Academy. In this role, she manages student registrations, admissions, and onboarding processes as well as orchestrates ELTA-related events. Game holds an MA in English Language and Literature from School of Liberal Arts, Thammasat University, Thailand.

persse@american.edu
(202) 895-6927

Mindy, Corriher, Program Manager

Mindy CorriherProgram Specialist, ELTA 

Mindy Corriher serves as the Program Manager of the English Language and Training Academy. In this role, she manages the admissions and onboarding processes and advises students in all ELTA programs. Mindy holds an MA in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages from American University’s College of Arts and Sciences.

corriher@american.edu

Application Deadlines

Fall 2022

  • International Deadline: June 1, 2022
  • Final Domestic Deadline: August 15, 2022

Spring 2023

  • International Deadline: November 1, 2022
  • Final Domestic Deadline: January 5, 2023