Contact Akiko Ota for tutoring related to writing in English or by phone: 708.534.3143 or

Contact the Writing Center to make appointments with writing specialists or by phone: 708.235.7337

  • Instructor Biography


    Akiko Ota has taught ESL, higher education, and TESOL courses for over fourteen years in a community college, various universities, and non-profit organizations.  Fluent in Japanese, English, and Spanish, Akiko’s primary responsibilities at Governors State University include overall management of the current and prospective ESL programming.

    Akiko has attained M.A. TESOL, M.S. Education and Ed.D. Educational Leadership degrees from Portland State University in Portland, OR.