Valeria Evdash is the Director of the Center for Foreign Languages and
Communication and the Director of the Center for Academic Writing “Impulse",
the University of Tyumen.
She has had more than 20 years of EFL teaching. She also works as a teacher
trainer. She was the British Council regional teacher-trainer (2012-2015) in Russia.
She is a Member of the Association of Academic Writing Experts “National
Writing Centers Consortium“, member of the Russian National Association of
Teachers of English (NATE Russia), TESOL member.
She is also an alumnus of the U.S. government-sponsored exchange programs.
She has participated with presentations in national and international conferences.
Her areas of expertise are Continuing Professional Development, English language
acquisition & methodology, and academic writing.

Round Table
Title: The Role of Writing centers in Developing Academic Literacy