• Multi-Degreed Professional Educator

  • Career Coach

  • Author

  • Motivational Speaker

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June Narber has a multidisciplinary background spanning the performing arts, journalism, international development, education, and business. She acquired a Master’s Degree in international development from North Carolina State University with a concentration in cultural anthropology and forestry. She then obtained two additional graduate degrees from the University of Missouri, Kansas City; Master of Arts in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in TESOL. The second was a professional degree: Ed.S. Educational Specialist.

For 25 years, she has worked with international students K-12 and adults in all aspects of academic English and writing. She specializes in TOEFL prep and writing. Additionally, she's a public speaker, offers career coaching services through Charlie McGillicuddy coaching, and is an author in several genres.

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Experience Summary:

  • 20+ years in academia as an ESL instructor at Durham Technical Community College, Wake Technical Community College, Chicle, Global LTD, and Executive Global; ESOL Kansas City Kansas Community College and UMKC.
  • 20+ years in public speaking;
  • 25+ years in nonprofit organizational leadership;
  • Master’s Degree in International Development with a core in Anthropology and Forestry with an international internship in Thailand, focusing on the issues of child prostitution, an NGO that rescues child victims, and mangrove deforestation (from North Carolina State University);
  • MA curriculum/instruction concentration TESOL. UMKC.
  • Ed.S educational specialist UMKC.
  • Currently working on doctoral studies.
  • Grant-awarded independent scholar.
  • She has extensive international experience working with international students and clients and visiting several counties, including Thailand, Myanmar, South Korea, and others.,
  • She follows international news and politics very closely with a keen interest in education, technology, business, and social issues.