Leisha Cali

English as a Second Language
Associate Professor and Director of ESL

Email Address:

(800) 466-8017 x6156

Ed.D. Higher Education and Organizational Leadership, Nova Southestern University, 2018
M.A. English Literature, City University of New York, 1998
B.A. English Literature, State University of New York at Oswego, 1989

Advanced Graduate Studies in Organizational Leadership and Advanced Graduate Studies in Higher Education

Awards & Recognitions:

  • Employee of the Year, Hodges University, 2009
  • Diversity Star, Hodges University, 2008

As director of the ESL program and associate professor of English at Hodges University, Dr. Leisha Cali works with the international student population, teaching college preparatory English and English Comp I.

Joining the faculty at Hodges in 2004, she brings years of professional experience to the classroom, previously working as an English teacher and instructor at The Community School of Naples, SUNY Westchester Community College and private schools throughout Greece.

Her areas of expertise include college preparatory English, TOEFL, literature and writing. She also has experience in program and curriculum design, development and assessment.

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