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ALCP Faculty and Staff

Dr. Edward Milecki, Director

Dr. Milecki has been in international business and education for over 25 years in both the public and private sector. He has taught classes in International Business, Education, computers, marksmanship and English. He has lived, worked, studied and taught in Asia, Europe and Latin America. His responsibilities as the Center Director take him to Asia, Europe, South America and the Middle East on a regular basis. He began his international travel as a child, working with Church based relief agencies in Mexico. Dr. Milecki earned his bachelor degree in International Business at the Marshall School of Business at the University of Southern California (USC). He earned his three masters degrees in International Management, MBA and M. S. TESL from the prestigious Garvin School of International Management at Thunderbird and USC respectively. Dr. Milecki earned his Doctorate (PhD) in International Education at The Rossier School of Education at USC. His interests include: Guitar music, California wine, Kentucky Bourbon, marksmanship, water gardening, photography, international cuisine, domestic and international travel.

Tony Costanzo
Academic Coordinator/Instructor

Mr. Costanzo has taught ESL for over ten years in both the California Community College and State University systems. He has taught beginning through advanced levels of reading, writing, conversation, grammar and pronunciation, as well as TOEFL preparation classes for over two years. He has done several years of volunteer work with international students in the U.S. and with Mexican nationals in Mexico. He coordinated and directed a refugee re-settlement program in downtown Los Angeles, and then in Long Beach. He is currently the acting Academic Coordinator of ALCP. TESOL Certificate, M. A. degree in TESL/English from CSUDH. Traveled in Mexico, Kyrgyzstan, and Europe. His interests include: Time with family; Church activities; Bicycle-riding; Martial Arts; Bowling; Rock and Blues music.

Tajauta Ortega
Program Assistant

Ms. Ortega has worked for ALCP for many years. She earned her Bachelor degree at CSU Dominguez HIlls and is a proud Toro (school mascot). She loves helping international students, especially those who bring her treats. She assists students in applying to the university, registering for TOEFL and Open University, signing up for activities. She works with referring agencies and schools, manages students assistants, plans all holiday party's and generally manages our office. She has also taught ESL and tutored for some time. She especially enjoys working with children such our holiday Study Tour groups. Ms. Ortega enjoys travel, roller skating, shopping and reading, especially short stories.

Donna Byun
Lead Instructor

Marisa Kindweiler

Tiffany Ingle

Regina Massich

Priscilla Gutierrez

Elena Savina