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Dr. Glauco Ortolano

Director


Biography

Dr. Glauco Ortolano has had a very successful career teaching ESL and other languages. He completed his Master’s and Doctoral studies at Brigham Young University and at the University of Texas at Austin, respectively. During his career of almost three decades, he has taught languages in several institutions in the United States, France, Japan, Taiwan, Brazil, and Puerto Rico.

He is also known as “Dr. Bear”, a name of endearment he received while teaching in Asia. He loves to travel and he has been to 35 countries around the world, and 45 States in the US including Hawaii and Alaska.  In his spare time he enjoys cinema, motorcycle riding, church activities and writing. Dr. Bear is the author of several books and articles published in several different languages.