Ilona Takakura Joins GCTC As Developmental Reading Instructor

Gateway Community and Technical College has appointed Ilona Takakura to the position of developmental reading instructor, according to Dr. G. Edward Hughes, Gateway president and chief executive officer.

In this position, Takakura will teach full-time in various developmental reading courses.

Takakura previously taught at Riverside Community College as an adjunct developmental reading instructor. Takakura is fluent in Japanese, Korean, and Finnish languages and cultures. Takakura holds a bachelors degree in East Asian studies and a masters degree in Japanese studies from University of Helsinki, Finland, along with a masters degree in education from California State University, Fullerton. She resides in Hebron, Ky.