Other than hosting this year’s NAFSA conference, St. Louis is also known for the following: 7-Up was invented there as well as the ice-cream cone, and the gooey butter cake. St. Louis was the first American city to host the Olympics as well as being formerly known as the largest shoe-manufacturing center in the world!
CATESOL San Diego is all about bringing professionals together in the San Diego region. If you are in the region make sure to attend as it will help your professional development and it is affordable!
If you like blue skies, kayaking, fresh air, whiskey, and sunshine Denver, Colorado just might be the place for you, and if you can’t move there you can attend TESOL 2020. Complete with over 6000 attendants, 4 keynotes, 100 exhibitions, and 1000+ sessions, TESOL 2020 is the conference to attend.
You might know Massachusetts for the Salem witch hunts, however, the Southern New England Regional Dual Language Conference will be taking place in Farmingham so you might escape the creepy vibes. Attend the conference to network and share instructional methods that promote bilingualism and multiculturalism.
We must continue evolving along with technology, c’est la vie… The ALWC will help you understand teaching in the digital age. Fun fact, Rochester has a reputation for being one of the snowiest cities in the US, so make sure to pack your Pajar and Sorel boots.
If you always wanted to incorporate technology in your classroom but don’t know how T4T just might be the conference for you!
The Spokane Regional ESL Conference will be taking place at the end of February 2020. If you are a k-12 ESL teacher you want to consider checking in out. Located at the beautiful Twickenham Park, this year’s Spokane conference will not only provide you with networking opportunities but with beautiful nature-walk opportunities as well.
The ITBE annual convention is set in Lisle, Illinois. And here is a fun tidbit of knowledge, most of John Hughes’s movies are set in Chicago, Illinois. But, if you are attending, Chicago is only 33 minutes away by car (according to Google Maps), so if you’re a fan make sure to visit the city that inspired the legendary director.
The OC is one fun place: Disneyland Park, Anaheim, Laguna Beach… It’s the American Dream encapsulated. This year’s CATESOL Orange County Chapter will be taking place there so not only will you have a chance to connect with professionals from the ELT industry but also get a nice tan.