English Outdoors: Learn. Explore. Discover.

EO Staff

Rich Ambler
School Director/Academic & Programs Manager

Rich runs the school and can help you with any issues you may have with your class schedules, your housing or any other questions about life in New York. He is also the Academic Advisor to all of the students and coordinates our teaching programs. Rich speaks English and Portuguese. He is from Cambridge, England.

Mariane Pena
Teacher and EO Coordinator
Mariane is from Brazil and has lived in NYC since 2019. She graduated from the Federal University of Viçosa as a Portuguese and English Teacher and has been teaching children, teenagers, and adults since 2015. She loves teaching and helping students improve their language skills. What she enjoys most about New York is the diversity and how easy it is to meet people from different places.
Stéphanie Bon
Sales & Marketing Manager

Steph is primarily based in France, but you will also see her at the school from time to time. She travels around the world to increase awareness of the school to develop our agent network, to expand our program portfolio and to manage the school’s communications. She also helps with our student admissions and school administration. She speaks French, Portuguese and English. She is from Bordeaux, France.

Lucia Roman Canivell
Digital Marketing Coordinator

Lucia is our Digital Marketing Coordinator.  She coordinates our social media, writing our weekly blog and creating engaging content for our Facebook and Instagram accounts. She is from Seville in Spain, and speaks Spanish and English.

Abby Davis
Academic Manager

Abby is the Academic Manager at the school oversees our course curriculum and assessments. She also coordinates all placement tests to ensure all students are placed in the right course level before they arrive to NYC. She is originally from Houston, Texas and currently lives in Charleston, South Carolina. She speaks English and Spanish. 

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