Monthly Archive: April 2015

Free online conference! Yup. Free.

Education on Air, sponsored by Google, is a free online conference taking place May 8-9, 2015. Today we released the schedule of sessions. We’ll emphasize innovation — 44% voted for this — as well as how to empower students and use Google tools effectively. It was clear from our second poll that teachers also want …

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WIDA goes to Las Vegas On behalf of the WIDA National Conference planning team, we are thrilled to announce that registration is now open! We  hope you will join us October 15-17, 2015, at the Tropicana in Las Vegas, NV. We are especially pleased to have retained the rate of $595/person, and again offer a $100 discount to those …

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Remembering James Alatis

The International Research Foundation (TIRF) Trustees established the James E. Alatis Prize for Research on Language Policy and Planning in Educational Contexts, as a way of honoring Jim Alatis. As you may know, he was one of the founders of TIRF (as well as founder of TESOL), and had a life-long interest in language planning …

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Become a Reviewer

Become a Reviewer for 2016 Session Proposals! The 2016 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo is expected to be one of the largest in recent memory. TESOL will be celebrating its 50th anniversary in Baltimore, Maryland, USA, 5-8 April (Tuesday– Friday), 2016. TESOL is looking for session proposal reviewers to review what may be …

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TESOL Seeks Volunteers for Two New Task Forces

In Toronto, TESOL International’s board unveiled a new governance system aimed at getting more members involved in the organization. The first chance to join in has arrived: TESOL International Association is now accepting applications for volunteers to serve on two new task forces: the Affiliate Task Force and the Interest Section Task Force. The task …

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Ready for 2016?

TESOL 2015 just ended on Saturday, but the call for proposals is up for 2016 in Baltimore! Just an 8 hour drive from Burlington!!! The deadline is June 1, 2015 at 5 PM ET, and that comes sooner than you’d think….   This year will mark TESOL’s 50th anniversary. Check out the latest TESOL …

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