Meet Our Staff

We are looking forward to hearing from you! We welcome any questions and inquiries about the programs we offer. For more information on ESL instruction and all of our services, please contact us: 

Fax: (001) 815-226-4161
E-mail: ESL@rockford.edu 

For local residents or family members assisting foreign friends and family, we encourage you to make an appointment with us so we can help you with the process.  

 

Staff Members

At the English as a Second Language Institute (ESL), we have dedicated teachers that  help each student achieve his or her goals in the most effective way. Years of experience working with foreign students allow our teachers to make the ESL experience fun and successful.


Sam Bandy

Director of Global Affairs 
815-226-4138 
Skype: sam_rockford 
Email: SBandy@rockford.edu

 

Maria Diemer 
Interim Assistant Director of Global Affairs/Coordinator of ESL
815-394-5112
815-218-6051
Email: MDiemer@rockford.edu

 

Mirela Zemani
ESL Instructor
Email:MZemani@rockford.edu

 

Jennifer Robinson
ESL Instructor
Email:JRobinson@rockford.edu

 

Clare Alsharif
ESL Instructor
Email:CAlsharif@rockford.edu

 

Department Information

English as a Second Language (ESL)
Kent Center
5050 E. State Street
Rockford, IL 61108
001-815-394-5112
fax: 001-815-226-4161
Maria Diemer, ESL Coordinator
MDiemer@rockford.edu

Hours:
Mon-Fri - 8:30 am to 5:00 pm