Larry Zwier started at the ELC in July 1999. He currently is the Associate Director of Curriculum. Being a native of Grand Rapids, he received his BA in English from Aquinas College. He also received an MA in TESOL from the University of Minnesota as well as a Certificate in Publishing from the University of Denver. Larry has taught in the United States, Saudi Arabia, Malaysia, Japan and Singapore. He is the author of numerous texts and the series editor/consultant of Q: Skills for Success and Step up to the TOEFL. He lives in Okemos with his wife and two children.