Michael Hydak

Michael Hydak

Adjunct Professor, Austin Community College/Instructor, Texas Intensive English

Currently employed at Texas Intensive English Program, Austin Community College

Previous: Texas Education Agency, Austin Independent School District, University of Texas, University of Alabama, Joel Barlow HS, Lycée Rodin, Lee HS, Brunswick School, Grove School


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    I am a teacher of languages and have been for most of my professional life. I am currently teaching Spanish 2 and Spanish 4 at Austin Community College, where I have taught all levels of Spanish and French since 1988. I also teach at the Texas Intensive English Program (TIEP). My most recent assignment was Teaching Methods of English as a Second Language to a group of Fulbright teachers from Korea. At TIEP I have also tutored extensively and taught Advanced Conversation and Pronunciation, Listening and Reading, and American Public Education. I have been with TIEP since 2009.



At Texas Intensive English Program

From May 2015 to Present
Teach: * Methods of Teaching English as a Second Language * American Public Education * Pronunciation and Conversation * Listening and Reading * Preparation for the TOEFL and iELTS

Adjunct Professor

At Austin Community College

From 1989 to Present
Teach all levels of French and Spanish

Director, Languages Other Than English

At Texas Education Agency

From August 2009 to August 2011
Oversee the curriculum in Languages Other Than English Cooperate with the Instructional Materials and Technology Division

Instructional Coordinator

At Austin Independent School District

From 1982 to 2009

Université De Montréal, Montréal

Université de Montréal

From June 2005 to July 2005
Scholarship from the American Association of Teachers of French


At University of Texas

From 1996 to 2000
Teach Conversational French

Associate Professor

At University of Alabama

From 1977 to 1982
Develop and Teach Multicultural Education Teach Methods of Teaching Foreign Languages Supervise Student Teachers in Foreign Languages Direct Master theses and doctoral dissertations in foreign languages Teach general courses in Secondary Education

High School French Teacher

At Joel Barlow HS

From 1975 to 1977
Teach French Sponsor the American Field Service club


At Lycée Rodin

From 1973 to 1974

Middlebury College, Middlebury

Master of Arts, Middlebury College

From June 1968 to August 1971
Major in French, other graduate work in Spanish

Yale University, New Haven

M.A.T. (Master of Arts in Teaching), Yale University

From September 1970 to June 1971

Yale University, New Haven, Ct

M.A.T. (Master of Arts in Teaching), French/Education

From September 1970 to May 1971

High School French Teacher

At Lee HS

From 1970 to 1971
High School French Teacher

Middle and High School French Teacher

At Brunswick School

From 1967 to 1969
Teach high school and middle school French Soccer Coach Debate Coach


At Grove School

From 1965 to 1967
English, French and History Teacher

Fordham College, Bronx

Bachelor of Science, Fordham College

From September 1961 to June 1965
Major in History, minor in Philosophy


  • Technical Skills

Langues parlées

  • Spanish
  • French
  • English

Centres d'intérêt

  • Cards
  • Foreign Cinema
  • Reading
  • Walking