Josh Kurzwell


Josh began his teaching career in 1990. He has taught and trained in Japan, Spain, the Republic of Georgia, and the United States. He received his Master's degree in teaching from the SIT Graduate Institute and also holds the Cambridge CELTA and DELTA. Josh has developed the curriculum for the SIT TESOL Certificate and is a trainer of trainers. In addition to working on the SIT course, Josh has been a trainer with the Peace Corps. He is the author of Understanding Teaching Through Learning, which was published by McGraw-Hill in 2006.

Josh co-founded Berkeley LTC in 2006 and has done large-scale teacher development projects with labor unions including LIUNA Training and 32BJ. He has also done instructor development work with the California College of Art and Project Harmony. His particular areas of interest include reflective practice, the science of learning, and instructional design. Josh lives with his wife and son in Berkeley, California.