Iowa Culture & Language Conference: Call for Proposals

Proposals are now being accepted for the Iowa Culture & Language Conference in a variety of strands, including: Administrative; Adult Education; Higher Education; Assessment; Culture; Early Learning, K-12, Elementary, or Secondary; Paraprofessionals; Refugees and Immigrants; Technology; and more. Proposal Deadline: Thursday, September 10, 2015 The Iowa Culture & Language Conference will take place November 9-11, 2015, at the Coralville Mariott Hotel & Conference Center in Coralville, IA. For more ... Read More »

29th Annual Women in Educational Leadership Conference

The 29th Annual Women in Educational Leadership Conference (WELC), sponsored by the Department of Educational Administration at University of Nebraska-Lincoln, takes place October 4-5, 2015, at the Embassy Suites in Lincoln, NE. Proposals for the conference are now being accepted. Research topics addressing issues related to women in educational leadership are encouraged. For more information or to submit a proposal, visit the ... Read More »

MIDTESOL Travel Awards – Now Accepting Applications!

The MIDTESOL Board invites submissions for Travel Awards for the upcoming MIDTESOL Annual Conference “The Future is Now: Building New Traditions in TESOL”. If you have been notified of acceptance to present at 2015 MIDTESOL, you are encouraged to apply for a Travel Award to help fund expenses. Up to three Travel Awards of $150 each will be granted. To apply, the following ... Read More »

MIDTESOL Distinguished Service Award – Nominations Open!

MIDTESOL wishes to celebrate extraordinary service to our organization. The Distinguished Service (formerly “Pat-on-the-Back”) Award honors an individual’s dedication to and leadership in MIDTESOL. The selected recipient will be awarded a life-time membership and recognition at the MIDTESOL Conference in October. Nominations may be made only by organizational members of MIDTESOL. No current member of the MIDTESOL Board is eligible for nomination. Include the ... 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 »

Join TESOL in Cancun!

Innovations and Breakthroughs in English Language Teaching A TESOL Symposium in Cancún, México Join TESOL International Association in examining how English language teaching and learning have changed since the beginning of the 21st century. Explore current breakthroughs and innovations that have shaped the classroom of today through practice-oriented, interactive sessions. When? Wednesday, 4 November 2015 Note: This event will precede MEXTESOL’s 42nd ... Read More »

MIDTESOL Matters Summer 2015 Issue Published

The Summer 2015 issue of MIDTESOL Matters, our affiliate newsletter, is now available. This issue includes: State by State Updates Details on Upcoming Regional Conferences Explore EdTech with Socrative More! Click here to download your PDF copy. Read More »

MIDTESOL Student Essay Winners Announced!

We are pleased to announce the winners of the 2015 MIDTESOL Student Essay contest. There were 15 submissions for Best ESL Student Essay (adult learners) and 21 for Best High School Essay for a total of 36 submissions. Best High School Essays 1st place: Rachel Chun, 10th grade, Ames High School, Ames, IA. Sponsoring Teachers: Shaeley Santiago and Kendall Schuldt 2nd place: Lynn Nguyen, ... 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 »