Megan O'Connell

Intensive English Language Institute
English Language Instructor
Kansai Gaidai University
Megan O'Connell Staff Photo

Megan was born and raised in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. In college she studied Psychology, Spanish, and Art. After working as a counselor for a few years, she realized her true passion was teaching languages. While completing her Masters degree in Languages, Literatures, and Cultures at Illinois State University, she received a scholarship to teach English at The University of Salamanca in Spain. Since then she has taught English for 10+ years to children, university students, and adult professionals. Before moving to Japan, she taught English for Academic Purposes at the University of Miami and Florida International University. In addition to living and working in the United States and Spain, she also taught English while living in Uruguay.

Megan loves animals, traveling the world, and being active. Some of her favorite hobbies include dancing, hiking, sports, ceramics, board games, trying new food, and learning new things. Her favorite part about teaching English is building meaningful relationships with people from all around the world.