Tag Archives: education legislation

TESOL Educators as Policy Makers

Kristen Lindahl
Kristen Lindahl

It’s an election year in the United States, so U.S. teachers are constantly reminded of their role in the political process and the need to cast their votes for the elected officials that serve them. Often, educators feel like they … Continue reading

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4 Wishes From an ESL Teacher for 2016

Judie Haynes
Judie Haynes

There are many issues that are making the rounds in the Pre-K–12 world during 2015. As a former K–6 ESL teacher and professional development provider, I would like to share four wishes that I have for 2016. 1.  I wish … Continue reading

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The ESSA and ESL Teacher Education

Kristen Lindahl
Kristen Lindahl

Hours of frustration and anxiety caused by the alarming amount of high-stakes testing in the United States might be reduced due to the recent passage of the Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA).  The ESSA is a revision to the No … Continue reading

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3 Takeaways From the TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit

Guest Author
Guest Author

A guest post by Judith B. O’Loughlin and Bette Empol Having attended several TESOL Advocacy and Policy Summits, Bette Empol and I, as the official CATESOL delegates to this year’s summit, continue to learn more and more about becoming an … Continue reading

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Why attend the TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit?

John Segota
John Segota

If you’re a member of TESOL International Association, you have likely heard about advocacy, and the importance of getting involved. A key opportunity is coming up in June in Washington, DC, at the TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit (formerly TESOL Advocacy … Continue reading

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