ProActive English, USA
David Kertzner founded ProActive English in 1997 to deliver English language training for professionals and vocational employees at domestic and global companies. He has delivered or managed training programs at major software companies in Silicon Valley, in addition to pharmaceuticals, technology and research companies throughout Asia. He has also managed training at manufacturing facilities employing frontline workers - new arrivals to the U.S. from Asia, Latin America and Eastern Europe. His career includes teacher training workshops at TESOL, in Brazil - where he was an English Language Specialist (U.S. State Dept – 2013) - and at the TESOL-ESP International Academy in São Paulo. He has also trained many of his own hires. David has developed extensive curriculum for the corporate training room focusing on simulations and other replications of workplace communication. Through ProActive English, www.proactive-english.com, he developed The Business English Web, an asynchronous e-learning tool featuring 100+ hours of Web-based learning activities. A summary of his professional projects and TESOL presentations can be found at: https://tinyurl.com/y7wrzz58 or https://www.linkedin.com/in/dkertzner/. David holds a Master of Education degree in Teaching (ESL) from the School for International Training in Brattleboro, Vermont.