Phone: (408) 855-5316
Office Location: SEC-248Q
Originally from Burma now known as Myanmar, Myo is a strong advocate for human rights and academic freedom. He is involved in a number of committees at Mission College and has served as an advisor for a number of student clubs. He is a published poet whose poem “Children” has been quoted in a recent book on Burma “Burma at the Turn of the Century” edited by Monique Skidmore. A devout Buddhist, he has a keen interest in utilizing meditation in the classroom to help students focus on their lessons and also to help them deal with anxiety and stress.
- MA in Linguistics and TEFL, Institute of Education, Myanmar
- BA in English, Institute of Education, Myanmar
- Post Graduate studies in Public Administration at the National Institute of Development Administration, Thailand
During his tenure at Mission, Myo has taught all the courses in the ESL department including but not limited to reading and writing courses, grammar courses and reading and vocabulary courses. He has taught listening and speaking courses as well but much less frequently.