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Juan Escalante

Assistant Professor
Faculty of Education & Social Work


Juan Escalante began his career at BYU–Hawaii as a student. He received a bachelor’s in TESOL Education in 2015. During that time, he worked as an Online EIL tutor and says he learned valuable teaching skills. In 2018, he earned a master’s in TESOL from BYU in Provo. As part of his research, he says he used eye-tracking technology to observe and analyze Second Language Learners’ reading behaviors while taking tests. After graduating from BYU, Juan was hired as visiting faculty, and he worked as a skill area supervisor at the English Language Center, where he taught ESL and coordinated a community ESL program. Juan’s primary research interests include testing, reading, and teacher training.