Announcing The Winners Of The 2020 MIDTESOL Student Essay Awards

MIDTESOL is pleased to announce the winners of the 2020 MIDTESOL Student Essay Contest. Three winners were awarded at the K-12 level and at the Adult. Congratulations to these students who demonstrated excellence in written English. K-12 Winners Note: The 1st place, 2nd place, and 3rd place K-12 winners all go to the same school and have the same sponsoring teachers. ... Read More »

TESOL 2020 Convention Canceled

TESOL International has canceled the 2020 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, scheduled for 31 March – 3 April in Denver, Colorado. The decision comes after a state of emergency was declared in Colorado due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Read the full statement from TESOL here. Read More »

#MIDTESOL20 is coming!

MIDTESOL 2020 Conference

We are pleased to unveil the conference hub for #MIDTESOL20, coming to Des Moines, Iowa, October 2-3, 2020. The conference hub is where we place the information you need to make the most of your #MIDTESOL20 experience. Currently in the hub, you’ll find: Call for Proposals Travel Awards Registration opens soon and we’ll be adding more information as it is ... Read More »

MIDTESOL Matters Spring 2020 Published

The Spring 2020 issue of MIDTESOL Matters, our affiliate newsletter, is now available. In this issue: Message from the President #MIDTESOL19 Conference Highlights #TESOL2020 Preview State Updates 2019 Award Recipients Click here to download this issue (PDF). Back issues of MIDTESOL Matters are available here. Read More »

FREE English Language Educator Conference – CANCELED

Update 3.11.20: The conference has been canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Save the date! Missouri State University’s English Language Institute presents the English Language Educator Conference on March 27 from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. This free, one-day conference is designed for English language educators at the K-12 and university levels. Proposals The conference is accepting proposals until March ... Read More »

Ukrainian initiative GoGlobal launches 5th anniversary GoCamp

International call for volunteers to inspire 50 000 school children all over Ukraine in summer 2020 GoCamp – the biggest volunteering program in Eastern Europe of summer language school-based camps– is looking for 500 English, German or French-speaking volunteers from all over the world. We invite teachers, students, people of any profession to try yourself in amazing activities with kids! The ... Read More »

Call for MIDTESOL Journal Submissions


Calling all English language educators! The deadline for submitting manuscripts to MIDTESOL Journal has been extended to Sunday, March 1, 2020! MIDTESOL Journal is an annual blind peer-reviewed academic publication dedicated to the dissemination of research and ideas of interest to English language teaching professionals in Missouri, Iowa, Nebraska, Kansas, and worldwide. Articles in the MIDTESOL Journal are grounded in research, theory, pedagogy, and best practices ... Read More »

Free Webinar: Understanding Immigration Today


Join educators from Re-imagining Migration, Facing History and Ourselves, Neighborhood of Affordable Housing and more to learn strategies for creating safe and welcoming spaces for students to learn about immigration news and issues in The Immigrant Learning Center Public Education Institute’s next free webinar Understanding Immigration Today: Current Events in the Classroom on Wednesday, February 12, from 3:00-4:00 PM EST. Learn: Current immigration ... Read More »

Announcement: Fulbright Program for U.S. K-12 Teachers (UPDATED)

The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program (Fulbright DAST) sends expert U.S. K–12 educators to participating countries to support projects in schools, teacher training colleges, government ministries, or educational nongovernmental organizations, as identified by U.S. Embassies and Fulbright Commissions. What Fellows Do Fulbright DAST fellows participate in short-term international projects, collaborate with colleagues abroad, and share educational policy and practice on ... Read More »

MIDTESOL Pizza Meetup at Denver TESOL – CANCELED

UPDATE 3.11.20: TESOL International has canceled the 2020 convention in Denver due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Click here to read the full statement. Planning to attend TESOL 2020?  Join us for a MIDTESOL reception with plenty of pizza and appetizers at the Pizza Republica restaurant, inside the Colorado Convention Center immediately following the opening plenary at 7 pm on Tuesday, March ... Read More »