San Gabriel Valley

“Coffee, Tea, and
Social Justice: ”

May 17th, 2017 | By
author image of Valerie Osegueda

‘Being Heard. Being Valued. Being Supported. Being There for Them.’ By VALERIE OSEGUEDA —At CATESOL San Gabriel Valley Chapter’s latest installment of its “Coffee, Tea, and ____,” one in a series of thematic discussions, the exigent topic of social justice was an appropriate subject to kick off the year, and it proved to be a
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SGV Presents Fall Workshop: Stepping Stones to Success

Sep 24th, 2016 | By

CATESOL San Gabriel Valley Chapter’s fall event, Stepping Stones to Success, will be held from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Saturday, October 1, at Mt. San Antonio College (Mt. SAC), where we will share our ideas for making our diverse students and instructors successful. Visit our Facebook page ( or our website (, and
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SGV Chapter Marks First Year

Mar 19th, 2016 | By

—CATESOL San Gabriel Valley Chapter has successfully completed its first year! Our wonderful, first chapter coordinator, Sakeena Ali, has been succeeded by Liza Harwell, who will lead continuing and new members of our board. You can see pictures of our board members and information about them on our website ( The university representative position is
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San Gabriel Valley Practices Enhancing Language Learning

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By
image of Jennie Watson for SGV chapter

By JENNIE WATSON —On Saturday, October 3, nearly 50 professionals and students gathered for CATESOL San Gabriel Valley Chapter’s first annual fall event: “Practice What You Preach.” The event began with concurrent sessions of active workshops focused on practicing, enhancing, and adapting effective activities for language acquisition and learning. Plenary speaker Megan Ernst, program coordinator
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San Gabriel’s Kickoff Stars Lesson Plans, Teaching Ideas

Mar 13th, 2015 | By
Graduate student Norah Alnemari describes her activity to instructors Adriana Meza and Mike Malley at SGV chapter event.

By JENNIE WATSON —San Gabriel Valley’s kickoff chapter event was a resounding success! Fifty people, fueled by hot coffee and muffins, presented lesson plans and ideas for teaching at K-12, IEPs, adult schools, community colleges, and universities. With about eight people presenting at a time in 30-minute increments, everyone was able to wander the room
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San Gabriel Valley Forms 12th CATESOL Chapter

Dec 20th, 2014 | By

New Chapter Announces First Workshop —In this field, we see the same students day after day; we teach the same classes each semester, or year, or decade; and we sometimes get into a routine. That might be what makes newness feel thrilling. When we (a group of TESOL enthusiasts varying from graduate students to seasoned
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