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The NNETESOL Board is currently working on compiling a history of the Board. Please check back for updates! President History: This is the list of Presidents that we have so far… 2000-01   Jeanette Ruffle 2001-02   Margaret Murphy 2002-03   Maddy Miller 2003-04   Rosemary Orlando 2004-05   Polly Howlett 2005(02)-06   Linda Walsleben 2006-07   Linda Ward 2007-08   Ruth Dater …

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Take-aways from the International TESOL Conference #TESOL18

By Nicole Decoteau, NNETESOL’s Social Media Coordinator As a the ESOL Program Director at New England College, I am fortunate enough to have the opportunity to attend the International TESOL Conference each year; however, I know there are many many ESOL teachers who don’t get funding opportunities. So, I wanted to share some nuggets of …

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Missed #TESOL2018 in Chicago?

Here are some photos taken NNETESOL’s past President, Beth Evans, at the conference. Check back soon for a blog post from the Board’s Social Media Coordinator, Nicole Decoteau, about the conference.  Please follow and like us:

Online Conference Access: TESOL Annual Convention Chicago 2018

If you’re attending the TESOL Annual Convention in Chicago next week, make sure to visit the Electronic Village and Technology Showcase (Expo Hall booths 491 and 540). Also, plan to join the CALL-IS Open Meeting and vote in the Steering Committee elections (Wed. March 28, 5.00 to 6.30pm, Convention Center room N135). If you’re not …

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Message from Yorkey Development Grant Recipient, Andrea Reising

I would like to say THANK YOU! to Northern New England TESOL for honoring me with the wonderful Richard Yorkey Development Grant award this year. The award contributes to my Spring 2018 coursework in the Graduate Certificate in English as a Second Language Program from the University of Southern Maine. After completing the program, I …

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Our affiliate, at TESOL

Hey, all! I just want to remind you that we have representation at TESOL this year. It’s pretty prestigious. Below are all the affiliate sessions. If you go, please try to support our own Elizabeth Hartung-Cole! And if you know her, reach out and say, “Good luck!” –Beth WEDNESDAY, 28 MARCH Center for English Teaching …

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Heads-up! WIDA is changing!

This just landed in my inbox. It’s a flyer announcing changes in the WIDA framework. The link is here, if you want to check it ou!   Please follow and like us:

Upcoming Southern New Hampshire Professional Development Oppourtunities

A message from Aubrey Larson, NNETESOL New Hampshire Representative: I just wanted to make you aware of some PD opportunities available in Southern New Hampshire area that would be beneficial to all English Language educators.  Below you will find brief explanations of the workshops and the affiliate links for more information. International Consortium of Multi-Lingual …

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TESOL Chicago Conference: NNETESOL Community Lunch

Have you ever tried Chicago deep dish pizza? Attending TESOL Chicago this month? Join other NNETESOL members for a community lunch on Thursday, March 29th at 12:00 p.m. at Pizano’s Pizza & Pasta (2106 S Indiana Ave, Chicago, IL 60616). Please RSVP as soon as possible to President-Elect Sarah Forbes at so we can make a reservation. Hope to see …

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WIDA changes afoot…

Hey, all. I just got this in my inbox. If you are a K-12 teacher, you likely will get an announcement from your LEA, but I thought I’d give you a heads-up.  A link to the flyer they refer to is below. Cheers! –Beth WIDA_ELDstandards_Announcement Announcing: 2019 Instructional Framework for WIDA’s ELD Standards In an effort …

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