Summer Camp

ULALI is proud to offer an exciting program for Summer 2014. Our instructors are faculty members from top research universities in the U.S with significant experience in organizing previous summer camp with our sister institutions. Here are some Bio of our faculty who will lead the coming ULALI 2014 Summer Camp:

Mounir El Aloussi: Co-founder.  Arabic, French and Art Teacher

Mounir graduated from the Ecole Nationale Supérieure des Beaux Arts, Paris and Institut National des Langues et Civilisations Orientales la Sorbonne, Paris. He has been an Arabic language teacher, Arabic calligraphy, and Arab Arts class teacher with Turath Institute for Arab Arts & Language for almost 2 years in 2011 and 2012 where he also created an original program for summer camp 2012 and successfully animated it. He simultaneously created a curriculum for an art course and animated it at the Alliance Française of Chicago. In 2012-2013, Mounir El Aloussi taught Arabic and French at Emory University Continuing Education in Atlanta, Georgia. Currently, he teaches Arabic , French and Visual Art as a Freelancer in Baltimore – Washington D.C area  .

Emese El Bissatine Pasztor: Co-founder.  French and Art Teacher

Emese El Bissatine, a native of Hungary, has been interested in languages and art since early childhood. After earning her BA in Education, French Language and Literature and Fine Arts, from Nyíregyháza College, Hungary, she moved to Connecticut, USA.  She has over ten years of teaching experience, having worked with both children and adults of all levels, from beginners to more advanced learners. Her versatile teaching expertise comes from the public and private school settings, as well as from tutoring. As a painter, she expresses herself through the creation of her Moroccan still life oil paintings. She earned her Master in Art Education from Central Connecticut State University.  Currently, she teaches art in French language at Alliance Française of Chicago, where she was an art instructor during the summer camp in 2013. She is a volunteer arts and crafts teacher at Saint Stephen’s Hungarian School and Preschool in Chicago. In addition, Emese is an art teacher at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.