Jim Desler is an ESL instructor who teaches all levels and skills in the English Language Center. Before coming to MSU in 2009, he taught English to students of various ages in Thailand and spent 10 years in Washington State, where he taught ESL to Mexican immigrants in a middle school and community college and to Japanese students at Central Washington University. He has an MA in teaching ESL from Central Washington and a BA in bible and theology from Crown College in Minnesota. He is particularly interested in teaching English through content. Jim is married, has two sons, and enjoys hiking, mountain climbing, and visiting the beach.