Michelle Kotko is a senior instructor in the LINC (Language Instruction for Newcomers to Canada) program at Vancouver Community College. She was the program resource coordinator from 2012-2019. She has mentored many new instructors to the field of English as an Additional Language. She is a member of BC TEAL and contributor to Tutela-Canada’s national resource for newcomers hub. Her expertise is in educational technology, and Intercultural communication. She has taught English as an additional language in the settlement sector for over 20 years.