The 2019 NYS TESOL Conference will be taking place in White Plains, New York. This year’s theme is Strategies for Success: Supporting English/Multi-Language Learners in All Learning Environments. The conference will feature prominent keynote speakers and presenters.
Maryland TESOL is an organization dedicated to the improvement and advancement of teaching English to speakers of other languages. Its goals and objectives are to disseminate information, strengthen instruction and research at all levels of English to speakers of other languages, provide leadership in professional concerns, promote scholarship, and cooperate in appropriate ways with other groups having similar concerns. If you will be attending, make sure to grab some English Central swag and enjoy a blue crab (or two)!
CoTESOL 43rd Annual Fall Convention will be taking place in Aurora, Colorado. CoTESOL brings together professionals from the ESL field and provides them the opportunity to network and present ideas and innovations in the field.
Home to many famous people (Mary-Louise Parker, Andie MacDowell), it also has beautiful beaches and delicious food, South Carolina will be holding its Carolina TESOL fall conference at the Embassy Suites at Kingston Plantation Myrtle Beach. This year’s speakers and presenters include Pedro Noguera, Ph. D., Dr. Luciana C. de Oliveira, and Emily Francis. We will be making virtual presence, so keep an eye out for some EC swag!
Disney World, Orlando, and TESOL of Florida. SSTESOL is an association of professionals advancing the quality of English language teaching and learning, with this year’s conference theme being Future Tense: Entering an Age of Empowerment. Affiliate members from 11 states will come to exchange ideas, network, and share ideas and innovations in the ESL field. Though we can’t replicate the magic of Disney, we do intend on providing some post-it notes, so look out for some EC goodies!
Famous for its zoo, San Diego is also the home of the 11th CATESOL Chapter. The 11th Chapter of CATESOL serves ESL teachers from California and Nevada. This year the conference will be held at the Alliant International University with the theme being Getting There Faster and Better: Accelerating Student Learning. As always, we show our support by swag, so if you will be attending grab some of our post-it notes!
The province that is known as “Gateway to the West” will be holding its annual PD day on October 25, 2019. EAL Manitoba supports professional development through conferences, newsletters, professional development workshops, and other activities. TEAL Manitoba works on behalf of EAL learners and teachers. We will also be showing our support by sending out some English Central swag!
Michigan Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (MITESOL) 2019 will be held at Grand Valley State University. The mission of the conference is to provide leadership and support to TESOL professionals. We hope you enjoy the conference and take in the beautiful scenery. We will not be able to attend, but we did send out some swag, so make sure you check out the goodie bag for our EC logo!
2019 TextTESOL is going to take place in San Antonio, Texas. San Antonio is a great place to be at during the Halloween season, especially if you are a fan of all things that go ‘bump’ in the night. But if you are not much for spooky things you can always skip that and enjoy this year’s conference: The ABC’s of TESOL. The mission of the great state conference is to gather professionals who teach English to Speakers of Other Languages together to share their expertise via teaching workshops, research presentations, and poster sessions.
Sioux Falls is the home to over 70 parks and greenways. This year it will also be the location of the 2019 Dakota TESL! Save the date, as Monday and Tuesday will be dedicated to all things ESL, while the evenings will be reserved for Community Nights covering the topics of diversity (October 20) and trauma (October 21). Even though we won’t be there our swag will so make sure you get a goodie bag if you attend.