Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program for U.S. Teachers

Announcing a professional development opportunity for STEM, ICT, and TESOL educators across the United States during summer 2019! The Fulbright Distinguished Awards in Teaching Short-Term Program for U.S. Teachers (Fulbright DAST) provides an opportunity for outstanding K–12 teachers from the United States to take part in a two- to six-week professional development experience overseas during summer 2019. Three countries are part of summer ... Read More »

Call for MIDTESOL Journal Editor


MIDTESOL Journal is accepting applications for Editor. The position of MIDTESOL Journal Editor includes the following responsibilities: identifies and invites potential contributors recruits reviewers diversifies/internationalizes the editorial board makes final decisions regarding manuscript acceptance or rejection after the associate editor and the reviewers have completed the review process decides the direction of the Journal with the editorial board (e.g., the ... Read More »

Introducing the MIDTESOL Journal


We are pleased to announce the publication of the inaugural MIDTESOL Journal, officially replacing the Annual Conference Proceedings. MIDTESOL Journal provides readers with dissemination on various topics in English language teaching. This first issue includes: an easy-to-use technique to help students make full use of the rich cultural and linguistic environment where they learn English; an interesting way to help students learning ... Read More »

MIDTESOL Matters Fall 2018 Published

The Fall 2018 issue of MIDTESOL Matters, our affiliate newsletter, is now available. This issue includes: Welcome from the new president #MIDTESOL18 Conference Report Advocacy Report And more! Click here to download your PDF copy. For back issues of MIDTESOL Matters, click here. Read More »

Webinar: How to Talk About Immigrants

Learn the values that bind the foreign- and U.S.-born in The Immigrant Learning Center Public Education Institute’s next free webinar What We Have in Common: How to Talk About Immigrants on Tuesday, November 13, from 1:00 to 2:00 p.m. EST. This free, interactive webinar includes ways to communicate these traits in your conversations, campaigns and social media so they resonate with your neighbors, ... Read More »

MIDTESOL Social at Iowa Culture and Language Conference

Attendees at the Iowa Culture and Language Conference are invited to the MIDTESOL social gathering on Tuesday, Nov. 6, 2018 beginning at 6:30 pm at Backpocket Brewing, 903 Quarry Rd, Coralville, Iowa. MIDTESOL members in the Iowa City/Cedar Rapids area are welcome to join us even if you are not attending the conference. Read More »

Educator Workshop: “Teaching the Unexpected Caribbean”

The University of Kansas Center for Latin American and Caribbean Studies, a U.S. Department of Education designated National Resource Center, invites you to “Teaching the Unexpected Caribbean,” a professional development workshop open to all K-16 school professionals. This one-day (6 PD) workshop will challenge educators to learn about the unexpected impact of Caribbean cultures and people on the rest of ... Read More »

Teaching English to Refugees in Greece

by Sharon Henslee In the summer of 2018, I had the opportunity to travel to Greece, specifically to the island of Lesvos, to volunteer with a non-governmental organization (NGO) that serves Syrian, Iraqi, and Pakistani refugees fleeing the violence in Syria. Lesvos, being the easternmost Greek island, is only about 10 km from the Turkish border. Because of its geographic ... Read More »

K-14 Educator Workshop on Pre-Modern Japan

Midnight: The Hours of the Rat; Mother and Sleepy Child

The University of Kansas presents a unique professional development experience with the option of graduate credit. Pictures of the Floating World is a free PD workshop or graduate-credit class for all K-14 educators who want to know more about pre-modern Japan as seen in its beautiful woodblock prints. Content and resources for teaching will cover how these prints were created, how ... Read More »

A Walkthrough in Evaluating Materials for Inclusivity {VIDEO}

Queer Inclusivity webinar

Presenters Molly M Kelley and Andrew Lewis, The University of Iowa, hosted a webinar for the MIDTESOL Higher Education Interest Section on August 24, 2018. The webinar walks second language instructors through how to evaluate their course materials for queer inclusivity. We start with some guidelines for the evaluation process and then move into specific examples of how these criteria ... Read More »