Category Archives: Conferences

TESOL & SLA Professional Development Conference 2017

by Terry Barakat The English Language Institute of Missouri State University (ELI of MSU) held our free bi-annual TESOL & SLA Professional Development Conference on Friday, April 28, 2017. We had about 30 participants who included colleagues from Ozarks-area K-12 and higher education institutions as well as intrepid attendees from Kansas City and Rolla, MO, and Lawrence, KS. We even ... Read More »

Wise ESL Symposium Presents Patrick T. Randolph

The Applied Language Institute at Missouri University of Science and Technology is pleased to host Patrick T. Randolph as a guest speaker at the annual Wise ESL Symposium. Patrick T. Randolph was awarded the “Best of the TESOL Affiliates” for his presentation on vocabulary pedagogy in 2015. He is the author of six books, including , “Cat Got Your Tongue?,” with Paul McPherron. Randolph specializes in vocabulary ... Read More »

Spring TESOL and Second Language Acquisition Conference – Missouri State

When: Friday, April 28, from 9:00am to 3:00pm Where: Missouri State University, The Morris Center, 301 S. Jefferson Avenue, Springfield, MO Conference focus: Best practices in the field Tips for teaching, assessing, and working with international students and non-native English-speaking students Presentations of professional or student research Advocacy, one of the ELI’s core values: The ELI upholds Missouri State University’s values ... Read More »

EdCampIowa Upcoming

FIVE locations. ONE day of powerful learning. EdCampIowa is for educators, students, parents, board members, policymakers, community members, and anyone that cares about education. Laptops, tablets, smartphones, and other electronic devices are encouraged. Oh, and it’s FREE! When: Saturday, February 25 Where: With 4 Iowa locations, EdCampIowa is the biggest EdCamp event in the country! Northeast – North Scott High ... Read More »

2017 Cambio de Colores Conference Call For Presentations

Sixteenth Annual Conference Cambio de Colores / Change of Colors Todos Juntos: Collaboration and Unity in Uncertain Times St. Louis, Missouri June 14-16, 2017 Plus Extended Education Track on Language, Literacy, and Culture on June 16-17 www.cambiodecolores.org Call for Presentations February 6, 2017: Presentation proposals due at midnight About the Cambio de Colores 2017 conference Rural and urban communities throughout ... Read More »

III International Colloquium on Languages, Cultures, Identity, in School and Society

The Call for Proposals (English and Spanish) and Registration are now open for the III International Colloquium on Languages, Cultures, Identity, in School and Society, which will be held in Soria, Spain, July 5-7, 2017. The Colloquium is organized by the Loyola Marymount University School of Education (Los Angeles, California), with the support of the Department of Culture of the ... Read More »

Call for Proposals: TESOL 2017 Electronic Village & Technology Showcase

The TESOL CALL-IS is pleased to present the Call for Proposals for the Electronic Village and Technology Showcase at TESOL 2017.  Please re-post and re-share the following Call for Proposals to all interested parties: TESOL 2017 March 21-24, 2017 Seattle, Washington, USA Electronic Village Special Events: Call for Proposals Deadline for Submissions: November 15, 2016 http://www.call-is.org/ev/ You are invited to submit a proposal ... Read More »

#MIDTESOL16jazz

It’s MIDTESOL conference time! This year’s theme, “Innovation and Improvisation” was selected to highlight Kansas City’s role as a “cradle of jazz.” To spotlight how this conference promotes the innovation and improvisation of ideas in the field of English language teaching, we are introducing the #MIDTESOL16jazz hashtag. Please share on social media like Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook when you encounter ... Read More »

2016 MIDTESOL Awards

by Denise Mussman, Awards Chair This year has been an exciting one when it comes to MIDTESOL awards. As our conference attendance and membership has grown, we have added new awards and expanded others. Here’s an update on the conference-related awards for 2016. Essay Awards Last spring, we had our annual essay contest for K-12 ESL students. All three questions ... Read More »

What to Do in Kansas City

🎵 “Kansas City, here I come!” 🎵 Those of you getting ready for #MIDTESOL16 may be humming the words of this well-known jazz song, but have you decided on what you’ll do for entertainment while in Kansas City? Conference Venue The Kansas City Marriott Downtown is in the heart of the city within walking distance of the Power and Light ... Read More »