Sally Cocco

ELIUP Instructor


Sally, an ESL instructor, started teaching ESL in 1979 after completing a bachelor’s degree in French at the University of California, Santa Barbara, and a TEFL Certificate at the Royal Society of Arts in London, England. In 1981, she moved from the United Kingdom to Italy where she taught ESL at private schools until becoming an English instructor at the University of Udine (Italy) from 1985 to 1991. She moved to the Seattle area in 1992 where she completed a master’s degree in TESL at the University of Washington. Since that time, she has taught at BC in the University Preparation and Community Programs, and in the Immigrant/Refugee program. Her present classes include Grammar Review 1, 2, and 3, English Through the Media, Reading and Writing for Pleasure, and Cultural Orientation for Women. Ms. Cocco speaks Italian at home with her husband and has two children.