UT Tyler


Kevin Kato

Title: IELI Instructor & Student Development Specialist
Department: IELI


Kevin Kato joined the team of ESL instructors at the University of Texas at Tyler's Intensive English Language Institute (IELI) in 2015. He received his master's degree in Christian Education from Dallas Theological Seminary. The four-year program included extensive Greek and Hebrew language studies.

After graduating, he traveled to Japan where he taught ESL for 22 years to ages ranging from preschool through college level. In addition, he has taught adult community classes and medical English classes and seminars. He recently returned to Tyler where he is committed to working with international students.

Mr. Kato's travels have taken him to France (Paris), Canada (Toronto) and Japan (Tokyo, Kuji). His interests include literature, art, music, mathematics, science and languages (Latin, French), and he enjoys meeting and talking to people from all over the world.

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