Meet the Instructors of Ready Language

Ready Language has been providing quality language learning services via the Internet and in-person since 2013. Learn more about our instructors below.

Nicoya Helm

Nicoya is the founder and lead instructor at Ready Language. She received her Master of Science in Education-Curriculum and Instruction from the University of Kansas in December 2013. She has taught English for non-native speakers at the University of Missouri-Kansas City, Metropolitan Community College of Kansas City, and currently teaches at Kansas City Kansas Community College.

She specializes in grammar and pronunciation and has experience preparing students for certification exams such as the TOEFL, IELTS, or TOEIC. She also has over a decade of professional experience in Information Technology, so she can help with business English. She is proficient in Spanish and enjoy working with Spanish-speakers.

Nicoya on LinkedIn
Janine O'Shea

Janine is an English as a Second Language (ESL) professional with extensive teaching experience at the university level. She also has a strong background as an international business professional. This allows her to customize and offer courses to all types of students, including international professionals.

Janine's Résumé