Timothy A. Micek
||Associate Professor and Director of the Master of Arts in TESOL Program
||B.A., University of North Carolina;
M.A., University of North Carolina;
D.A., Illinois State University
A. Micek, DA, is an Associate Professor in the Division of Education and Director
of the Master of Arts in TESOL program at Ohio Dominican University. When he
first came to Ohio Dominican, Dr. Micek taught ESL, TESOL and other courses.
Since becoming director, he has focused on TESOL, including foundations,
linguistics, research, and practicum/student teaching.
Micek earned the Doctor of Arts in English from Illinois State University,
where he completed his dissertation, “Effects of Dedicated Reading on ESL
Writing,” under the direction of Margaret S. “Peg” Steffensen. Among other
activities at ISU, he won the 1992 Illinois TESOL/BE $1,000 Scholarship in
Honor of Virginia Welninski and chaired the 1991 Illinois TESOL/BE Graduate
Micek has published several articles in peer-reviewed publications and made numerous
presentations at professional meetings. His research interests include program
administration and development, professionalism, reflective teaching, and
clinical supervision. He has done extensive service in the field.
the Research/Teacher Education/Applied Linguistics Interest Section
Representative on the Ohio TESOL Board of Directors and a member of the Ohio
ELL Assessment Advisory Board Committee. He co-developed the English as an
Additional Language handbook for edTPA.
He has participated in the Ohio
Performance Assessment Pilot Project and the Ohio Department of Education ELL
Standards Workgroup. He also coordinated the Bilingual Interpreter
Training Program for the state of Ohio and was a certified examiner for the
Michigan English Language Assessment Battery (MELAB).
Micek has taught in China and Korea, and he has traveled to Greece, Italy and
Saudi Arabia, the latter on a Joseph J. Malone Faculty Fellowship from the
National Council on United States-Arab Relations.