Faculty & Staff

Erik Bishop

ABE Instructor

Kayla Clyde

ESL Instructor

Shirley Cunningham

Program Coordinator

  • Email: scunning@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2179
  • Office Location: R240 A (Located in R Building, R230, second floor)
  • Office Hours: Monday - Friday 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Elizabeth Demong

ABE Instructor

Tonya Estes

Dev Ed Co-Chair | ABE GED Instructor

Amanda Franklin

ESL Instructor

Robin Franklin

ESL Instructor

Iris Garcia

Assessment Coordinator

Margi Goertz

ABE | ESL Instructor

Sarah Goldman

ESL Instructor

Tom Graham

ESL Instructor

Tess HelesHunt

ABE Orientation Instructor

Ron Holland

ABE Instructor

Mary Holm

ESL Instructor

Donna Holstad

ESL Instructor


Amanda Johnson

Preparing for Work Instructor

  • Email: amanda.johnson@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-3087
  • Office Location: R130

  • Bio:

    Amanda Johnson has been teaching at Bellevue College for more than 15 years. She created and has developed Preparing for Work, and On the Job Communications, teaching ESL students how to find employment in the U.S. and how to communicate effectively in the workplace.  Students quickly feel comfortable in her classes, as she helps them to improve …more about Amanda Johnson


Rashmi Koushik

Basic Skills Advisor | ABE/GED Instructor

Kathy Kuba

Program Director

Yuwen Kuo

ESL Instructor

Marie Kyllo

I-BEST Program Manager

Moira McBride

ESL Instructor

Nancy McEachran

ESL | Speaking & Listening for Civil Engagement Instructor


Kristi Middleton

ESL Instructor

  • Email: kmiddlet@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2748
  • Office Location: R130

  • Bio:

    Kristi has been a part-time faculty member at Bellevue College since the fall of 2004. Prior to that, she worked as an ESL teacher in the Bellevue School District and also as an ESL consultant for the Bellevue School District. Before working in the public schools, Kristi taught overseas in Taiwan from 1994-1997. During that …more about Kristi Middleton

Heather Miller

Heather Miller

ESL | Working in English Instructor

  • Email: hmiller@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2749
  • Office Location: R130

  • Bio:

    Heather Miller has been teaching at Bellevue College since 2005. In addition to teaching multiple levels of ESL, she has been teaching workplace ESL for eight years. Students in her Working in English class leave the class having stronger communication skills and more success in their current jobs, as well as more confidence about succeeding …more about Heather Miller

Kaye Moreton

Adult Basic Education Intake Facilitator

  • Email: kaye.moreton@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2067
  • Office Location: R230 (R Building, 2nd floor)
  • Office Hours: Monday, Wednesday, Thursday 9 am – 1pm

Eric Nacke

ESL/ABE Instructor


Elaine Nutter

College Transitions Advisor

Kevin O’Connor

ESL Instructor


Jean Pauley

Dev Ed Co-Chair | ESL Instructor

  • Email: jean.pauley@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-4062
  • Office Location: R130 Z

  • Bio:

    Jean Pauley is a full-time instructor who has worked at Bellevue College for more than 15 years. She is the current Chair of the ESL Program and teaches students in the ESL program. Jean is a popular instructor with her students, as she helps them to improve their English in all four skill areas: reading …more about Jean Pauley

Mark Paulson

ESL Instructor

Marcela Pop

DevEd 061/062 | ESl Instructor


Jayashree Pulacode

ESL | Working in English Instructor

  • Email: jpulacod@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2050
  • Office Location: R130 / R230

  • Bio:

    Jayashree Pulacode has been teaching multi-level ESL and workplace literacy to students at Bellevue College for the last five years. In her Working in English class, Students learn about American work culture, clear and effective communication and gain practical knowledge about filling out work related forms, emails etc. “I am actively involved in trying to …more about Jayashree Pulacode

Celia Ramirez

ESL Instructor

Kathy Seregow

ESL Instructor

  • Email: kathleen.seregow@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2047
  • Office Location: R130

  • Bio:

    SUMMARY OF HIGHLIGHTS: ¨      Credentialed teacher with 30+ years of experience ¨      Specialist in reading and family literacy ¨      ESL mentor teacher, Department Chair ¨     Teacher trainer PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:           TEACHING ¨      Elementary Teacher, Remedial Reading Specialist, 5 years ¨      University of California, Language Extension Program, 2 summers ¨      Teacher/Host for Telecourse, “Opening New Doors: …more about Kathy Seregow

Catherine Smith

DevEd 061/062 | ESL Instructor

Heidi Songstad

ABE Instructor

Mila Tari

ABE | ESL Instructor

Garnet Templin-Imel

ESL Instructor

Nazife Uzun

Developmental Education Support Staff

Yelena Zlotnik

Program Specialist

  • Email: yzlotnik@bellevuecollege.edu
  • Phone: 425-564-2186
  • Office Location: R240 A (R Building, 2nd floor, inside of R230)
  • Office Hours: Monday - Friday | 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.