Conferences

“The World Is the Classroom: 21st Century Teaching and Learning”

Sep 12th, 2017 | By
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By ALEJANDRA PULIDO —The CATESOL Annual Conference, Santa Clara, is less than two months away and the Annual Conference Committee keeps the magic coming with new events, speakers, and socials! A limited number of hotel accommodations are still available at the conference site. The Hyatt Regency Santa Clara venue has three restaurants and bars; it’s
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SD Attendee a Proud Member of the CATESOL Community—
A Community That Helps Us Strive and Thrive

May 17th, 2017 | By
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By UNDARMAA MAAMUUJAV —The professional air, positive vibes, and friendly atmosphere of CATESOL regional and annual conferences have always made me feel proud of our thriving field of teaching English. These conferences have helped me to stay abreast of the new developments in research and practice. They have allowed me to sit in a student
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SD Regional Provides a Day
of Inspiration

May 17th, 2017 | By
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By JOYCE CHAN —It was a pleasure to be the recipient of the CATESOL Education Foundation’s Regional Conference Stipend for the San Diego Regional Conference, “Supporting the Journey.” The stipend generously covered the registration fee, lunch, and mileage—even for my drive from Los Angeles for the conference, held on April 22, 2017, at Palomar College
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Northern Regional Conference Rides the Waves of Change

May 17th, 2017 | By

The Steinbeck Chapter, in coordination with the conference chair, Michelle Bagwell, hosted the Northern California Regional Conference in Pacific Grove on April 1. The theme for the conference, “Riding the Waves of Change,” addressed the constantly evolving landscape in the field of ESL. Through time, there have been shifts in student demographics, government funding, and
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Apply Now for 2017
CATESOL Awards

May 17th, 2017 | By
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Please Visit catesol.org Site for All Details CATESOL and sponsors present a number of awards at the CATESOL Annual Conference—teacher recognition awards, travel stipends, student essay contests, and more. For all award descriptions, applications, and deadlines, please go to catesol.org/awards.aspx. —Helen Nam Adult Level Awards Specifically, the Adult Level presents three awards. The Adult Level
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Regional Conference Season Opens: Grad Student Awardee Revels in Inspiration at
LA Regional

Mar 18th, 2017 | By
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By JOHN PERVEZ —I attended the CATESOL Los Angeles Regional Conference on March 4, 2017, as a stipend awardee, volunteer, and presenter. Enabling me to go, the CATESOL Education Foundation made the experience delightful. There is nothing better than speaking with and working alongside like-minded people who all hold the same educational values. As a
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Awardee’s Path Leads Her to Riveting Day at LA Regional

Mar 18th, 2017 | By
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By MICHELLE MIRELES-BAGWELL —I began my teaching career in 1995 when I graduated with an English degree and a secondary single-subject teaching credential. For the next 16 years, I taught English at nearly every level, from high school AP classes to middle school Language Arts and everything in between. I enjoyed teaching, and because of
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Creating Memories at CATESOL Los Angeles Regional 2017

Mar 18th, 2017 | By
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By DENISE CEDILLOS —I attended the CATESOL Los Angeles Regional Conference 2017 (“Sharpening Skills to Shape the Future”) held at Mt. San Antonio College. This was my third time attending a CATESOL LA Regional Conference, yet I continue to be impressed by the caliber of presentations, organization, and professionalism. This sentiment was echoed by one
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Northern Regional Conference:
Riding the Waves of Change

Mar 18th, 2017 | By

—Conference Chair Michelle Bagwell and the Steinbeck Chapter are collaborating to host the 2017 Northern Regional Conference 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, April 1, at Pacific Grove Middle School in Pacific Grove on the beautiful Monterey Peninsula. The keynote speaker is Elfrieda “Freddy” Hiebert (PhD, University of Wisconsin), who has a long career
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Looking Forward:
CATESOL 2017 Coming Soon
to Northern California

Mar 18th, 2017 | By
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By ALEJANDRA PULIDO —Calling all TESOL teachers from California and Nevada! Our fall annual conference is nine months away, but in a moment it will be around the corner! Now is the time to begin planning for our yearly trip and prepare to head to Santa Clara to join friends and colleagues from the Gold
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