“Immigration Update” presented by Kathleen Gasparian

Kathleen Gasparian has posted her LaTESOL presentation, “Immigration Update” online. It details the Louisiana and Alabama legislation concerning immigration.
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LaTESOL Conference: Hammond LA Nov 11th 2011

LaTESOL’s Annual Conference information:

Date – Friday, November 11, 2011
Theme – Cultural Competence, Courageous Practice
Location – Hammond, LA

More information available at conference webpage:
http://latesol.orgconferences/latesol2011

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New TESOL Degree Program at ULL

The University of Louisiana at Lafayette is offering a new concentration in TESOL/Applied Linguistics for its M.A. in English, beginning in the Fall 2011 semester. It will be the only TESOL degree program in the state of Louisiana. Coursework will consist of eight classes plus a practicum, but no thesis or comprehensive exam. Teachers with a prior certification in education can obtain the add-on certification in ESOL (12 hours) as a part of this degree program. It is also an ideal degree choice for those who wish to teach ESL overseas.

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May 2011 Workshops on English Language Learning and TOEIC Tests

The Educational Testing Service (ETS) will be sponsoring two full-day workshops at its campus in Princeton, NJ, on May 10 and 11, 2011. These Propell ™ workshops focus on means of preparing individuals for the TOEIC Listening & Reading and TOEIC Speaking & Writing tests and on improving language learning with new instructional tools and strategies.

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Thanks to AMTESOL and GATESOL

Thanks go out to AMTESOL and GATESOL for their generous donation to our affiliate to support us as we host TESOL 2011 in New Orleans.

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Winter 2011 Newsletter

The Winter 2011 newsletter is available.

Click here for Winter 2011 Newsletter

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BE A PCI VOLUNTEER & RECEIVE FREE TRAINING

TESOL will hold its annual conference this year in New Orleans from March 15-19. At each conference, TESOL offers a number of Pre- and Post-Convention Institutes that provide hands-on, professional development led by experts in the field. These are ticketed events that normally cost $125-205 to attend.

However, you can sign up to be a PCI volunteer and attend a training session for free. PCI volunteers take tickets from attendees and assist the speaker(s) during the session.

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TESOL Convention, New Orleans, LA

TESOL 2011 Annual Convention and Exhibit
Examining the ‘E’ in TESOL
March 16*-19, 2011

http://www.tesol.org/s_tesol/convention2011/

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General Meeting – January 22, 2011

All members are invited to the general meeting. This meeting with satisfy the requirements of a 2010 meeting.

DATE:  Saturday, January 22
TIME:  10:00 am-12:00 Noon
LOCATION:  BRCC Library 3rd floor conference room Magnolia Buidling
Agenda:
Discussion of TESOL conference in New Orleans
Nominations for Board Positions
New Website Features
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