- Phillip DelTorto
"Teaching English in South Korea"
After countless hours of studying calculus, abstract algebra, and differential equations, Phillip DelTorto ’10 never expected to be teaching English as a second language. But that is exactly what the 2010 math education graduate is doing in
Bitten by the travel bug
After spending a semester studying abroad in
sold. “I really had a remarkable experience while studying abroad in
Although Phil isn’t teaching math equations state-side as he initially envisioned his future, teaching English as a second language has proven to be a perfect fit. “Keystone taught me to be a professional educator, not just a math teacher,” Phil said. “With this opportunity, I’m able to combine my love for teaching and travel.”
Phil is quick to point out that Keystone faculty and staff were instrumental in his journey. “Dr. Youyu Phillips, associate professor, sparked my interest in multicultural affairs and diversity,” Phil said. “Shirley Michaels, study abroad coordinator, introduced me to traveling abroad and really encouraged me to spend a semester in
While he isn’t sure if he wants to remain in
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