Welcome to NAC, Channing McAdams!

Meet our newest ELA teacher at New America College, Ms. Channing McAdams!

Where are you from?

  • I am from Tulsa, Oklahoma born and raised. I received my B.A. in Spanish and my M.A. in TESOL from the University of Oklahoma.

How long have you been teaching English?

  • I have been an ELA teacher for 3.5 years.

Have you ever taught abroad?  If so, where?

  • I have never taught abroad, but I studied abroad in Seville, Spain for one semester during my junior year at the University of Oklahoma.

What is your favorite thing about teaching English?

  • Learning languages has always been a passion of mine, so teaching language became a natural next step for me. I enjoy all aspects of teaching, especially grammar and pronunciation. Teaching English as a second language is unique in that I get to work with students from all over the world. I love learning about my students backgrounds and cultures and comparing them to my own life experiences. Also, I genuinely enjoy helping people, and I have found that teaching English is my unique way of helping people reach their goals in life.

What’s your favorite food?

  • I love all Mexican food! My favorite dish is tacos al pastor. 

What do you like to do in your free time?

  • I love listening to rap music, watching movies, and studying languages in my free time. (Spanish and German)

Do you have a favorite idiom?

  • “Go with the flow”

Tell us a fun fact about you!

  • I used to be a cheerleader and actually coached cheerleading for five years!ELA Teacher New America College