Antonio Carpio, MBA
Chief Operating Officer (COO)
Originally from Spain, Antonio earned his BS and MBA degrees before working in business operations for a Fortune 500 company. Antonio also has experience working as a Coordinator of Professional Development and Continuing Education. He is currently our Chief Operating Officer here at World Language PD.
World Language Course Developers
Jeremy W. Bachelor, PhD
Jeremy Bachelor holds a BA in Spanish, an MA in Spanish, and a PhD in Education/Spanish Applied Linguistics. He is Associate Professor of Spanish and the Coordinator of Modern Languages at Heartland Community College (Normal, IL). Apart from his duties at HCC, Dr. Bachelor teaches graduate courses in Mexico for Southern Oregon University’s MA in Spanish Language Teaching program. His research interests include interlanguage pragmatics, online and hybrid learning, and L2 assessment.
Robin Barnard Bachelor, EdD
Robin Barnard Bachelor is a college and high school Spanish teacher in central Illinois. Dr. Bachelor earned her Doctorate of Education with a research emphasis in foreign language assessment from Olivet Nazarene University. She has presented at multiple conferences and has relevant publications, including in peer-reviewed journals such as Language Association Journal, NECTFL Review, and TFLTA Journal. Dr. Bachelor brings over twenty years of teaching experience at all levels (high school, undergraduate, and graduate) as an instructor of Spanish, English/Literature, and Education to the program.
Alexandra C. Shaeffer, PhD
Alexandra Shaeffer is the Director of the Language Learning Center at John Carroll University where she also teaches courses in French and Second Language Acquisition. She earned her MA in French with specializations in French and Francophone Literature and Culture from Illinois State University and her PhD in Second Language Acquisition from the University of Iowa where she wrote her dissertation on the production and perception of complaints by advanced French learners. Prior to her current position, Dr. Shaeffer was Assistant Professor of Languages, Linguistics, and Literatures at Nazarbayev University.
David Montgomery, PhD
David Montgomery earned his Ph.D. from U.C.L.A. where he wrote his dissertation on German culture in the 19th century. His area of experience is Austro-German music of the 18th, 19th, and 20th centuries. He is the author of Franz Schubert’s Music in Performance (Pendragon Press) and Unfinished History (Brown Walker Press), as well as many articles in international scholarly journals. Additionally, Dr. Montgomery has given lectures and seminars at universities such as U.C.L.A., U.C. Berkeley, University of Chicago, Harvard University, and the University of Halle in Germany.