Director of English Language Programs
Karen Oakley joined The Immigrant Learning Center in 1996 as an English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) teacher. In 2011, she was promoted to her current position. In her new role, she manages enrollment for all ILC classes, develops curriculum, oversees professional development for teaching staff and spearheads program improvement projects.
Prior to joining The ILC, Karen taught at Bunker Hill Community College and several adult education learning centers in the Boston area. She has a B.A. in Classical Studies from University of Massachusetts Boston and an M.A. in ESL Studies from University of Massachusetts Boston.