Margaret Poling

CLDE Teacher Leader - Department Chair

“Its the not the Destination, It’s the journey.”
― Ralph Waldo Emerson

About Me

I started my teaching career as a teacher in Aurora, Colorado at Excelsior Youth Center. Then, I switched to international teaching and taught in Kuwait and Lisbon, Portugal. Then, I worked as a teacher for an Intensive English program in Torreon, Mexico and, later, as an English for Academic Purposes teacher in Wuxi, China. I am also an alumni of Gateway.


  • University of Colorado, MA, Linguistically Diverse Education, 2012
  • University of Northern Colorado, BA, 1996

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