Our Staff



Master’s degree in TEFL
One of the founders of the school;
Licensed director:  NY State Education Department
Hobbies: reading, traveling, shopping.

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ESLInstructor/ Professional Development Specialist

Regina is a native New Yorker with a B.A. in Economics and a TESOL Certificate from The New School. After working in costumer service dealing with corporate clients for over 18 years, Regina decided to make a career change. Regina has been teaching English since 2006, and has taught in New York, Poland, and South Africa. Regina enjoys getting to know her students and hearing about their cultures. Regina spends her downtime reading and loves spending time with her four nieces and five nephews.

Aylin Bardavit

ESL Instructor

Bachelor of Arts in TESOL. Has been teaching at Bell Language School since January 2001.
Highly experienced in preparing students for TOEFL; proud to have helped hundreds of students get the scores they need from TOEFL over the years; therefore also known as “AylinToefl”. Enjoys teaching conversation and grammar classes, as well.
Languages spoken: Turkish, French, some Hebrew and Spanish.
Her favorite past time activities are doing arts and crafts, walking, socializing and parenting two handful boys. Her favorite quote is ,“Life is what happens to you while you are busy making other plans.”


ESL Instructor

Bachelor of Science- Psychology- Bridgewater State University; Tesol Certification- America TESOL Institute; Hobbies: jogging hiking, playing guitar, travel, the ocean, doodling and cycling. His class: he helps students with colloquial speech and how to communicate in formal and informal settings. He emphasizes vocabulary and conversation skills. He has been working at Bell since September 2007. Favorite quotation: “Never say never”; Languages: Some German and Spanish.



ESL Instructor

My name is Christian and I’m 23 years old. I’m originally from New Zealand, but I’m both humbled and proud to now dwell on the island of Shaolin. That be the Island of Staten.


ESL Instructor

ESL Instructor
Bachelor’s degree in English Literature / Master’s Degree in English: Brooklyn College.
Hobbies: J.R.R. Tolkien is my favorite author. I love The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings and enjoy reading whatever falls into my lap from Barnes and Noble. Fishing is a time honored past time of mine and I take it very seriously. I play Capoeira with Mestre Carioca’s group based in Manhattan. I love to travel and have been to Nepal, Morocco, Gibraltar, Germany, Norway, England, Netherlands, Belgium, St. Croix, Colombia, and Ecuador. I like to draw and write. Reggae music is the beat of my heart and my favorite food by far is sushi. I enjoy working with the students to help improve their English by listening to them, reading stories with them, writing anecdotes, enjoying poetry and understanding idiomatic language. Favorite quotation: “Don’t worry about a thing because every little thing is going to be alright.” Languages: Spanish.


ESL Instructor

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