Monika Tayag


MA in TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages)


She graduated from California State University, Long Beach (CSULB) with a bachelor’s in Linguistics (2010) and a master’s in Teaching English as a Second Language (2014). Additionally, she has a certificate in TEFL (Teaching English as a Foreign Language).


She has over 10 years of teaching experience in primary, secondary, and tertiary education. She has taught English as a Second Language (ESL) at different schools across Orange County and have spent a few years overseas teaching in Asia, as well.

Fun Facts and Hobbies

  • Spent three years (2015-2018) in Mie, Japan teaching middle-school English.
  • Studied abroad in Vietnam.
  • Certified nerd at heart.