Conference Presenters

Colleen Knutson and Alyssa Kolowrat

Colleen Knutson and Alyssa Kolowrat – The International School of Prague

Colleen Knutson is a Registered Psychologist with the College of Alberta Psychologists, Canada. For the past 20 years she has studied, taught and practiced Psychology in the Czech Republic in both Czech and English. She has previously presented at TESOL, ELMLE, ELSA and CEESA conferences. She is dedicated to placing student well-being as the number one priority in schools. She currently is the School Psychologist at the International School of Prague, Czech Republic.

Over the past 25 years, Alyssa Kolowrat has taught EAL to students from grade five through university, as well as to shipbuilders, religious refugees, illegal immigrants, security guards, housekeeping staff and businesspeople. She holds an MA TESOL, MA Ed. and MA in Bilingual/ Bicultural Education and is a Teaching ESL in the Mainstream Classrooms tutor. She is interested in practical and timely solutions to immediate problems and has previously presented at TESOL, ELMLE, ELSA, ECIS and CEESA conferences. Alyssa currently teaches EAL at the International School of Prague.