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Networking for English Language Teachers and Researchers

Betsy Gilliland
Betsy Gilliland

What is networking? Networking is commonly defined as an act of making connections with other people, usually toward some kind of personal or professional purposes. Google’s Ngram Viewer shows the word as being almost unheard of until the 1970s and … Continue reading

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Coronavirus Resources for ELT

Tomiko Breland
Tomiko Breland

As the new coronavirus (COVID-19) evolves and spreads globally, closing down public venues, shuttering people in their homes, and suspending schooling, many teachers are left unsure what to do. English language learners and their families can find themselves in a … 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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Taking TESOL to the World: Singapore

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

The TESOL President’s Blog In another year of “fifty-firsts,” in other words, a year of first-time events in our 50th year, TESOL International Association held its first regional conference in Asia, on 3–5 December, in Singapore, in partnership with the National … Continue reading

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Taking TESOL to the World: Vietnam

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

The TESOL President’s Blog In the previous TESOL President’s Blog post, I wrote about leading and managing change and innovation, which was one of the main themes of TESOL International Association’s first symposium in Vietnam last month, which followed the … Continue reading

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Leading and Managing Change and Innovation at TESOL

Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis

The TESOL President’s Blog According to its website, the American Society of Association Executives (ASAE) “represents more than 21,000 association executives and industry partners representing more than 9,300 organizations.” Their members “manage leading trade associations, individual membership societies and voluntary … 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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2014–2015: A Collaborative, Productive, Visionary Year

Yilin Sun
Yilin Sun

The TESOL President’s Blog It’s hard to believe that another year has passed.  At the TESOL 2014 convention in Portland, Oregon, USA, I was giving my acceptance speech as president, and at TESOL 2015 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, I delivered … Continue reading

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