Esin Caglayan graduated from Bogazici University, Faculty of Education, Department of English Language Teaching in 1997. Between 1997 and 2002 she worked in several schools as an English Language teacher and head of department. She joined Izmir University of Economics, School of Foreign Languages in 2002. She worked as a Level Coordinator between 2003 and 2009 and as Head of Testing Unit between 2009 and 2014. She obtained her Teacher Trainer Certificate from British Council in 2006. She received her MA degree in Educational Administration and Supervision from Dokuz Eylul University in 2008 and her Ph.D. degree in the same program in 2014. She currently works at Izmir University of Economics as Head of Preparatory Programs and Director of Teaching and Learning Center.