Dr. Robert Côté has a background in ESL as well as meteorology. He began his career in education more than 25 years ago as an ESL instructor for Literacy Volunteers of America. Since then, he has worked as an administrator, teacher trainer, classroom instructor, and advisor in universities, community colleges, adult education centers, and public high schools around the world including Florida, Mexico, Spain, the UAE, China, and Colombia. He is also an English Language Specialist for the State Department, primarily involved in academic writing and academic integrity projects in Russia and Ukraine. Finally, he has served as an editor for LINGUIST List and Arab World English Journal, and he volunteers as a Big in the Big Brothers/Big Sisters Mentor 2.0 Program.