Annual conference

Our annual conference provides professional development hours as well as an opportunity for social and intellectual interaction among people involved in teaching English to speakers of other languages. This one-day conference is affordable and offers workshops and publisher’s exhibits. 

Our next conference is scheduled for November 5, 2016 in Maine. Visit the 2016 Conference page for details

Please see notes from past conferences here:

November 7, 2015

November 8, 2014

November 9, 2013

November 9, 2012

November 5, 2011

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2015 Conference Materials

  Thanks so much for a great conference! Save the date for next year in Maine: November 5, 2015!   Dr. Danling Fu taught English at Nanjing University, China, for seven years before coming to the US in 1985 to pursue graduate degrees. She majored in linguistics for her undergraduate degree, American literature for her …

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2016 Conference

Date: November 5, 2016 Location: University of Southern Maine, Gorham Proposals:  The Call for Proposals is closed! Thanks for your submissions Registration:  Not quite ready yet! Please check back in early September! Keynote Speaker: Dr. Margarita Calderón Dr. Margarita Calderón, Professor Emerita, Johns Hopkins University, has served on national preschool-12th literacy panels and advisory boards (National Research …

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Proposal/Presentation Submission Tips

Thinking of submitting a proposal to present at NNETSOL 2016 Conference? Here are some tips to help ensure that your proposal and presentation will be successful: Think of your target audience. Attendees generally are all in the ELL field. Provide a brief overview, and then dive right in! Include ideas or activities in your proposal …

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2011 Conference Schedule

CREATE and NNETESOL: Two conferences, one mission The 2011 CREATE conference was held in conjunction with the tri-state NNETESOL conference on Saturday, November 5, at Saint Michael’s College. Following the Keynote Address by TESOL International’s President Dr. Christine Coombs on Teacher Effectiveness, the conference split into 2 strands: NNETESOL—15 presentations on a variety of topics …

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2014 Conference Materials

  Conference Schedule 8-8:45 Registration, Continental Breakfast and Publishers’ Exhibits 8:45-9:05 NNETESOL Business Meeting and Introductory Remarks 9:05-10:05 Keynote AddressCapacity, not Competence with Dr. Diane Larsen-Freeman 10:05-10:35 Coffee Break and Publishers’ Exhibits 10:40-11:40 Presentations Picture This: Engaging All Learners in the Common Core! Advocating for ELLs Beyond the Classroom The Potential of Plagiarism Detection Software …

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2013 Conference Materials

2013 Conference Lineup Here are conference materials that presenters were willing to share…. LINDA MARSHALL, Keynote Linda Marshall’s Presentation  First Concurrent Sessions SHAUNA WIGHT (NNETESOL Research Grant Recipient) Beyond “Just Writing Out the Facts”: Using Sequenced Research Papers with ESL Writers NNETESOL Handout NNETESOL Presentation NNETESOL Presentation THOMAS RICE 2nd Language Learning within Content and …

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Colleges and Universities

The Executive Board is particularly interested in reaching out to New England colleges and universities and increasing their presence at our conferences. This is a terrific one-day conference, affordably priced and easy to get to.  We’d love to have you and your colleagues join us. Better still, please consider submitting a proposal. We are always …

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