Category Archives: Education Opportunities

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 »

English for Refugees Fellowship Info Session

Thanks to a partnership with the U.S. Committee for Refugees and Immigrants (USCRI), Marlboro College is able to offer the English for Refugees Fellowship for educators interested in teaching English to help people build independent and dignified lives. English for Refugees Fellows will be embedded in a community working directly with refugees and immigrants at USCRI Field Offices where they will practice ... Read More »

Free online learning course: ‘Dyslexia and language teaching’

Announcing ‘Dyslexia and Language Teaching‘, a free online course offered April 24-May 21. ‘Dyslexia and Language Teaching’ is offered by Lancaster University in cooperation with FutureLearn and takes place over four weeks entirely online. It is aimed at English language teachers, teachers of modern foreign languages, teacher trainers, educators and trainee teachers who are interested in how they can accommodate and cater ... Read More »

Webinar: Attaining Core Content for ELLs in Literature

In a series of three one-hour webinars, the Center for English Language Learners at the American Institutes for Research (AIR) presents its system for supporting ELLs, Attaining Core Content for English Language Learners (ACCELL). Each webinar focuses on a different scaffolding topic—background knowledge, vocabulary, and close reading—using English language arts as the target content area. The presentations include research-based pedagogical ... Read More »

UNI Announces Spring “Ed Perspectives” Events {IOWA}

The Center for Educational Transformation (, a new University of Northern Iowa-based Regents center charged with supporting and promoting research on PreK-12 education in Iowa, invites educators, organizations and networks to the spring “Ed Perspectives” series. These events bring notable figures in PreK-12 education to Iowa to spur discussion and collaboration among stakeholders in Iowa PreK-12 education. Our Spring 2016 ... Read More »

TESOL Core Certificate Program – sign up now!

TESOL reminds affiliate members to consider participating in the TESOL Core Certificate Program.  Application deadline is November 15, 2015. TESOL offers the incredibly successful TESOL Core Certificate Program (TCCP) twice a year. This program is a 140-hour blended training program providing a foundation in the theory and practice of English language teaching. We are currently accepting applications for this amazing ... Read More »

TOBELTA Online Conference on Assessment

Belgium English Language Teachers’ Association (BELTA) and TESL Toronto have joined forces for a summer web conference focused on Assessment in Language Teaching, taking place August 7-8, 2015. Plenary speakers for the event include Jeremy Harmer and Luke Meddings. Jeremy is one of the most well known names in English language teaching and has written coursebooks, methodology titles and graded readers. He currently ... Read More »

edcamp Global Coming July 31!

edcamp Global is coming July 31-August 1! This free, 24 hour online-only event uses a variety of mediums such as Twitter, Google Hangouts, Periscope, and Google Classroom. A wide range of topics will be covered, focused mostly around technology in education settings. However, there are a few sessions specifically targeted to working with ELLs. Visit the edcamp Global website for the scheduled sessions and information ... Read More »

CELTA Training Coming to Missouri State University

Are you interested in teaching overseas? Missouri State University is now proud to offer the CELTA, a world-famous 120-hour English teaching certificate program from University of Cambridge English Language Assessment Our first course will take place July 13-August 14, 2015 Some highlights of the CELTA are: Classes on a variety of topics like Classroom Management, Teaching Skills, Lesson Planning, Adapting ... Read More »