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Tammy Renee Harosky


Assistant Professor/ESL Program Coordinator


School of Education

Office Location:

Bristol Campus: Kline 218

Office Phone:



"The mediocre teacher tells, the good teacher explains, the superior teacher demonstrates, and the great teacher inspires."

-- William Arthur Ward


Northcentral University, EdD degree in English as a Second Language, 2016

Carson-Newman University, coursework for Reading Specialist, 2014

Lincoln Memorial University, Education Specialist, 2008

University of Virginia, Gifted Certification, 2004

Carson-Newman College, MAT -  English as a Second Language, 1998

Carson-Newman College, BA - English/Secondary Education with a minor in Spanish, 1994


Public School Experience:  (Licensed in VA & TN)

1 year teaching Spanish

11 years teaching English (English, 9, English 10, English 10 Honors, English 11, English 11 Advanced Placement, English 12, English 12 Advanced Placement, English 12 Dual Enrollment, Journalism, Forensics)

7 years teaching English as a Second Language (PK-12)


Professional Organizations:

Past President of TNTESOL (Tennessee Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Conference Chair for the TNTESOL 2015 conference held in Kingsport/Bristol in March of 2015.

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (International)

International Literacy Association

National Council for Teachers of English


Courses recently taught

EDUC 1500 LECT Foundations of Lesson Planning
EDUC 2370 LECT Reflective Teaching: Planning for Classroom Instruction
EDUC 3120 LECT Principles of Grammar and Writing: ESL
EDUC 3170 LECT Literacy Dev & Reading Inst in the Elem & Middle Grades
EDUC 3180 LECT Adaptive Processes in Reading Instruction
EDUC 3360 LECT Introduction to Linguistics
EDUC 3530 LECT Language Arts and Social Studies Methods
EDUC 3590 LECT Content Area Reading
EDUC 4110 LECT ESL Assessment
EDUC 4120 LECT Principles of Second Language Acquisition
EDUC 4360 LECT ESL Methods and Materials
EDUC 4380 LECT Practicum in ESL Instruction
ENGL 3140 LECT Children's Literature
ICST 2120 LECT Cultural Diversity in America