May 2017 archive

Ready to advocate for your students? Here’s your chance

Advocates, TESOL International Association has recently released a statement regarding the proposed FY 2018 U.S. Federal Budget. Please find and share the statement here. TESOL advocates in the U.S. are encouraged to contact their representatives in Congress to express their concern over the numerous cuts to programs that are critical to serving English learners, immigrants and …

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Apply for a research grant from TESOL

TESOL will accept applications for the 2017 Research Mini-Grant Call for Proposals from 24 May to 4 July 2017. Mini-grant award recipients will be notified by 30 September. Proposals will be reviewed by the TESOL Research Professional Council and other qualified external reviewers. Each award provides up to US$2,500 for applicants who are conducting or …

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Lessons on Advocacy If you are wanting to know how things work at the federal level and how you can have an impact on U.S. policy, check out the TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit. There is still limited space available, and the price goes up after May 19.     Please follow and like us:

Need some PD over the summer?

In case you get the itch to learn something new about English Learners over the summer, you can always turn to Stanford provide quality resources. The following is a free course that opened at the end of April, but it is a self-paced course.  Here’s the description: This course provides a set of resources designed …

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Board vacancies

NNETESOL has immediate opening for representatives on our board, for New Hampshire and Maine, and we are hoping you will want to join us. State reps keep the pulse of their state so our tri-state organization can learn from others. They also help us put on the annual conference, the next of which is to …

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Going to Chicago? Stay in a hostel!!!!

our Reasons why you should stay at a hostel for the TESOL 2018 Convention in Chicago. by Nicole Decoteau, NNETESOL Social Media Coordinator & ELL Program Director at New England College, Henniker, NH Did you even consider staying at a hostel for TESOL 2017?? I initially didn’t, but after doing a quick search of local hotel accommodations, …

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NNETESOL Proposal Deadline Extended!

Hey, all. It’s the end of the year, and we know it’s busy, so we think that some of you who usually present at our conference in maybe missed the deadline on Monday. I know I did. So here’s the new scoop: The conference will be November 4 at UVM in Burlington, VT. You can …

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