Jeanna Ojeda, Ph.D.

 Jeanna Ojeda, Ph.D.

Office Information

Tarpon Springs Campus
LY 143
Associate Professor of ESL for Academic Purposes
(727) 499-9055


I am Dr. Jeanna Ojeda, Lead Faculty of EAP (ESL for Academic Purposes) at Tarpon Springs Campus. I was born and raised in lovely North Carolina
... pleased and proud to be able to provide service to my students, here in my dream job at St. Petersburg College!

See more background about me at my LinkedIn:
Enjoy a wide range of videos about SPC, EAP, and more at my Blog:   

EAP = English as a Second Language for Academic Purposes        
    Linguistics Ph.D., University of Florida - 20+ Years Teaching EAP at SPC

     Tarpon Campus SPC’s EAP MISSION: Meet Needs, Fully, Face-to-Face

To enhance the ACADEMIC ENGLISH skills and strategies of every learner
To boost workplace skills & preparation to earn a college degree or certificate
To enable personal enrichment & better community assimilation

                                  About $$ and Credits
EAP courses may qualify for financial aid
EAP1695 & EAP1500 earn credits for some degree programs

                                 RETURNING STUDENT REGISTRATION
TWO EASY STEPS -- Register EARLY – BEFORE exams please!

STEP 1 –  VISIT Ms. Pat Alvarez or any Counselor / Advisor in ADMINISTRATION
               … OR REGISTER ONLINE
        1 – In Internet Explorer or Firefox (not Google Chrome) Go to: …
        2 -- ELECT the correct session: 0495 is for Spring 2015
        3 – SEARCH for, SELECT & REGISTER in YOUR SEQUENTIAL next appropriate EAP Class(es), at Tarpon Springs Campus:

                                   CURRENT SESSION, SPRING 2015...through May 8, 2015
                              9-credit REQUIRED Reading, Writing, Grammar & Vocabulary:
        • EAP 1695 Adv II ESL Class Number 2039 – Tuesday & Thursday  -- 5: 00 PM to 9:00 PM – Beta 411
        • EAP 1595 Adv I ESL Class Number 911 - Tuesday & Thursday – 9:00 AM to 1:00 PM – Beta 411
        • EAP 0495 Intermed ESL Class Number 2418 – Monday & Wednesday – 5:00 PM to 9:00 PM – Beta 411
                                        3-credit REQUIRED Listening & Speaking:
        • EAP 1500 Adv List and Speaking Class Number 912 – Wednesday – 9:00 AM to 12:20 PM – Beta 411
        • EAP 0400 Intermed II List and Speaking Class Number 762 – Tuesday – 6:00 PM to 9:20 PM – Beta 412
                                        3-credit ELECTIVE (not required) Pronunciation = Accent Reduction:
        • EAP 1501 Pronunciation Class Number 1679 - Monday - 9:00 AM to 11:40 AM – Beta 411

                                     NEXT SESSION, SUMMER 2015...May 18 to July 24 

                                9-credit REQUIRED Reading, Writing, Grammar & Vocabulary:
           EAP 1695 Adv II ESL Class Number, Days, and Times TBA soon! (to be announced) Class Beta 411
              (again in Fall 2015…EAP 1595 Adv I ESL: Class Number, Days, and Times TBA (to be announced) later)
              (again in Fall 2015…EAP 0495 Intermediate ESL: Class Number, Days, and Times TBA (to be announced) later)

                                     3-credit REQUIRED Listening & Speaking:

              (again inFall 2015…EAP 1500 Advanced Listening & Speaking: Class Number, Days, and Times TBA later)
              (again inFall 2015…EAP 0400 Intermediate II Listening & Speaking: Class Number, Days, and Times TBA later)

                                     3-credit ELECTIVE (not required) Pronunciation = Accent Reduction:

              (again inFall 2015…EAP 1501 Pronunciation: Class Number, Days, and Times TBA later)

     (A Caution: Students who enroll but do not pay by their DUE DATE will lose their class seat & THEN MUST re-enroll and pay)
     (Anyone with financial assistance (FAFSA): visit FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE in ADMIN BUILDING to ask about payments)

       PAYMENT METHOD 1) You may sign up for the Tuition Payment Plan (An Easier Way to Pay for College) 

       PAYMENT METHOD 2) You may pay all at once, at the BUSINESS OFFICE. Please take your fee schedule printout, to pay.


                                NEW EAP STUDENT REGISTRATION
NOTE: International Students with a Student Visas (or requesting a Visa) MUST follow the International Students Admissions Step-by Step Process Here:
1. Complete the application:
2. Wait for confirmation from International Admissions
3. Pay the non-refundable fee of $140 by credit card, in-person, or mail
4. Review financial requirements:
5. Have your high school transcripts evaluated:
*** If you have a question about International Admissions, please contact International Admissions.
Phone: (727) 341-3251 (leave voicemail),
Kyrsten Catlin – International Admissions Specialist
Address: District Office -- 6021 142nd Avenue North, Clearwater, FL 33760 (By appointment only)

NON-Student-Visa Holders … MUST present the following at Administration:
  1. Proof of ONE YEAR or more of living in Florida  … AND
  2. A green card, OR U.S. citizenship, OR proof of asylum status

If Tarpon Springs Campus is a convenient location, please contact Ms. Pat Alvarez or ANY COUNSELOR / ADVISOR, to get started in the registration process.
Alternatively, you may enter ADMINISTRATION of Clearwater Campus or St. Petersburg Gibbs Campus and inquire about registration at those locations. Ms. Pat Alvarez has experience in helping new learners begin EAP courses.  Make an appointment at:  Phone (727) 712-5785.

Here are the Steps to Follow:
1.      Visit the Administration Building of St. Petersburg College with two proofs of residence--and a photo i.d.
2.      Complete an application form and pay a nominal charge of approximately $40
3.      Acquire a new student number;
4.      Schedule a time and day for the placement test (English levels in reading writing grammar and listening;
5.      Pat Alvarez or some other SPC Counselor / Advisor will contact you soon by phone / email. A phone
               MESSAGE will be left at your number if you do not pick up the call, with your course placements;
6.      You will need to return to St. Petersburg College to complete the registration process with Pat Alvarez or
               any Academic Advisor. Come in and tell the Front Desk Receptionist: I need to register for classes.
7.     After registering, submit payment. Students who pay before the due date will receive a monetary credit at
               SPC’s bookstore!

*** If Pat Alvarez is out, you may contact: Dr. Laura Smith at (727) 712-5795, ***

If I can assist you in meeting your learning goals, please email (fastest response) or call (727) 712-5828 at Tarpon Springs Campus. Leave a message in clear English: your full name, location, phone, the purpose of your call, and a time to return the call. 

Kindest Regards,
Jeanna Ojeda , Ph.D.  Associate Professor of ESL for Academic Purposes -- St. Petersburg College -- Tarpon Campus, Office Lyceum 143 (727) 712-5828,


Office Schedule

Posted on Office Door

Classroom Schedule

Classes shown below are for the current term: Spring Term 2015 (0495)

EAP 1501   #1679
TS BE411
9:00 am - 11:50 am
EAP 1695   #2039
TS BE411
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
EAP 1595   #0911
TS BE411
9:00 am - 1:00 pm
EAP 1695   #2039
TS BE411
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
EAP 1595   #0911
TS BE411
9:00 am - 1:00 pm

Subjects Taught

English Non-Native Speakers (college-level)

Course Schedule

= Jeanna Ojeda has added information specific to this course. (syllabus, video, class meeting times, etc.)

Spring Term 2015 (0495)
EAP 1595   Advanced ESL I0911TSFace-to-Face1/12/155/08/15
EAP 1501   English Pronunciation1679TSFace-to-Face1/12/155/08/15
EAP 1695   Advanced ESL II2039TSFace-to-Face1/12/155/08/15
Fall Term 2014 (0490)
EAP 1595   Advanced ESL I0248TSFace-to-Face8/18/1412/12/14
EAP 1695   Advanced ESL II0251TSFace-to-Face8/18/1412/12/14
EAP 1501   English Pronunciation1141TSFace-to-Face8/18/1412/12/14