Category Archives: TESOL Leadership Blog

TESOL President’s Blog: TESOL Connects!

Ester de Jong
Ester de Jong

I had the privilege of attending the two affiliate conferences this month: NYSTESOL, with a theme on  social pedagogy and advocacy, and the 44th MEXTESOL convention, with a theme on strengthening learning communities. TESOL affiliate conferences offer a wonderful opportunity … Continue reading

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TESOL Supports the 25th Korea TESOL-PAC Conference

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

Last month, on 21 and 22 October, the 25th Korea TESOL-PAC (Pan-Asian Language Consortium of Language Teaching Societies) International Conference was held, in Seoul, South Korea, at Sookmyung Women’s University.

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TESOL Executive Director Blog: Reflecting on the Start of My Journey

Christopher Powers
Christopher Powers

I can’t believe it’s been six months. I started my tenure at TESOL International Association on 1 May and have been so immersed in all that we are doing—from convention to advocacy, from membership to publications, from association governance to … Continue reading

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TESOL President’s Blog: SETESOL Conference

Ester de Jong
Ester de Jong

One partnership that TESOL has with its 100+ affiliates is the Affiliate Speaker Program. This program encourages TESOL’s affiliate partners to select a TESOL board member to come and speak at their conference. As part of this program, I had … Continue reading

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Presidential Beginnings: My First 100 Days

Ester de Jong
Ester de Jong

In my first 100 days serving as president of TESOL International Association, I have already had several opportunities to see the amazing work we collectively engage in, as an association and as professionals in the field, and I have seen … Continue reading

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Music and Technology with Argentina TESOL

Guest Author
Guest Author

TESOL affiliate Argentina TESOL held its annual convention in May, and TESOL Board Member Misty Adoniou was invited to deliver a keynote. In this post, she discusses her visit with ARTESOL.

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Thank You, TESOL Volunteers

Ester de Jong
Ester de Jong

This is National Volunteer Week! What better way to begin my TESOL President’s Blog series. It provides us with a wonderful opportunity to recognize the importance of volunteers for our association. Without their willingness to devote many hours of their … Continue reading

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TESOL Governance Restructuring: A Long-Term View

Dudley Reynolds
Dudley Reynolds

With the recent proposals regarding TESOL International Association’s affiliate relations and knowledge-based member communities, the association’s governance review process is moving into its final phase. I think it is appropriate therefore to summarize the findings of the Governance Review Task … Continue reading

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