Tag Archives: TESOL Convention

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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The Betty Azar Travel Grants: Gobinda Puri at TESOL 2017

Sherry Blok
Sherry Blok

Did you know Betty Azar generously supports TESOLers in their professional development annually? This year, we are very proud to have renamed the award the Betty Azar Travel Grant for Practicing ESL ESL/EFL Teachers because she deserves that recognition. This … Continue reading

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ELT Best Practices: Highlights from TESOL 2017

Sherry Blok
Sherry Blok

The highlight of my time at the 2017 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo was my experience coordinating the Professional Development Travel Grant for Practicing ESL/EFL Teachers. This award is sponsored by well known author Betty Azar, who wrote … Continue reading

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TESOL International Events Foster Camaraderie

Michael Waters
Michael Waters

As I prepare for the TESOL convention in Seattle next month, I remember the first time I attended a TESOL international event. It was 2006 and I was in Washington, DC, at George Washington University to attend a workshop with … Continue reading

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Why Attend TESOL Pre- and Postconvention Institutes?

Moise Alcantara
Moise Alcantara

Innovative. Exciting. Reassuring. Energizing. Varied. That’s what the TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo has come to mean in my professional life. I know for sure that I’m not the only one feeling this way about the TESOL convention. … Continue reading

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