I International Colloqium on Languages & Cultures in School and Society (Spain)

Registration is now open for the I International Colloquium on Languages and Cultures in School and Society, to be held in Soria, Spain, July 1-3, 2015.  The deadline for early registration is May 30th, 2015. The Colloquium is organized by the School of Education, Loyola Marymount University, Los Angeles, California, and will revolve around the following topics: Individual, school and ... Read More »

Call for Papers: Technology & Second Language Learning Conference in Iowa

The annual Technology for Second Language Learning (TSLL) conference brings together researchers, developers and practitioners who are interested in improvements and innovations in the uses of technology in language learning. This year, the conference will focus on phraseology and formulaic language. Phraseology and the study of formulaic language encompass any research and teaching practices that explore multi-word units of language ... Read More »

MIDTESOL Matters Spring 2015 Issue Published

The Spring 2015 issue of MIDTESOL Matters, our affiliate newsletter, is now available. This issue includes: TESOL 2015 Convention Gatherings & Presentations CALL Interest Section Tech Tool Spotlight Updates from Member States More! Click here to download your PDF copy. Read More »

Best ELL/ESL Student Essay Awards [UPDATED]

MIDTESOL is pleased to invite teachers to submit student essays for the Best High School ESL Student Essay Award and Best ESL Student Award. Eligibility Best High School Essay Award – The student must be a high school student (grades 9-12) in good standing who is enrolled—or was enrolled formerly—in an ESOL/ELL program in a K-12 school in Iowa, Kansas, Missouri, or Nebraska. Best ... Read More »

MIDTESOL Gathering 2015

We welcome all MIDTESOL members who’d like to participate in our annual gathering at the 2015 TESOL Convention. Crossing Borders – Building Bridges is the theme for this year’s convention; as an affiliate comprised of 4 states, we seek opportunities to cross borders to strengthen our organization. Join us on Thursday evening, March 26, 2015 for a MIDAmerica TESOL gathering. We asked for ... Read More »

Iowa International Education Conference Coming in April

THE 3RD ANNUAL IOWA INTERNATIONAL EDUCATION CONFERENCE Date: April 20, 2015 Location: University of Northern Iowa Maucker Union, Cedar Falls Please join us for the 3rd Annual Iowa NAFSA International Education Conference. This will be a one day event from 9am-4pm. This conference will be similar to a regional NAFSA conference in that we will have people representing all facets ... Read More »

TIRF Announces 2015 Doctoral Dissertation Grants Competition

TIRF is pleased to announce its 2015 Doctoral Dissertation Grants (DDG) competition. Grants of up to US $5,000 will be made to successful applicants investigating any of the following topics: Bilingualism or Plurilingualism in Business, Industry, and the Professions Language Assessment Optimal Uses of Technology in the Delivery of English Language Instruction Language Teacher Education Students’ Age and Effective English Language ... Read More »

MIDTESOL Matters Winter 2014 Issue Now Available

The Winter 2014 issue of MIDTESOL Matters, our affiliate newsletter, is now available. This issue includes: Letter from MIDTESOL President Terry Barakat & Welcome to Nebraska MIDTESOL 2014 Conference Review State By State Update Highlight Of Opportunities MIDTESOL 2014 Essay Contest Click here to download your PDF copy. Read More »

Cornhuskers return to MIDTESOL!

The MIDTESOL Board and membership would like to welcome Nebraska back into the MIDTESOL fold! One of the original member states of MIDTESOL, Nebraska left the affiliate around 10 years ago–but now they’re back, baby! We are excited to have our neighboring Cornhuskers as a partner state once again. We look forward to many years of collaboration with the ESL professionals from ... Read More »

Teaching Opportunities in Japan

Graduates interested in experiencing a totally different culture providing a lifetime of unique memories and with experience teaching adults and children are needed to teach at Japanese corporations, government ministries and public schools. Initial annual contract with option for renewal includes paid vacations, medical insurance, work visa sponsorship and teacher training. Depending on applicant’s work experience, academic background, type of ... Read More »