Two-and-a-half years ago I began working as an ESL teacher at Open Hearts International College, now Open Hearts Language Academy (OHLA). Since then, I've gained valuable teaching experience, cultural knowledge, and, most importantly, lasting friendships.
Today is my last day with Open Hearts, and I feel inclined to employ the trite expression, "all good things must come to an end." I'll be moving on to a new position but will remain in Miami and expect to keep in touch with the Open Hearts community. One way I'll be doing so is via this blog, Meet Us In Miami, which I opened in 2009 so that our ESL students could practice their English writing skills in a fun, interactive way and communicate with each other beyond the classroom.
I'd like to thank the students, faculty, and staff at Open Hearts for making my experience here such an enriching one. Good luck to everybody. I'll miss you guys!