Conferences

Calling Secondary Level Teachers, Students!

May 19th, 2015 | By

By LAURA RODMAN —Hello Secondary Level teachers and secondary students, I am happy to announce that Secondary Level teachers and students can now apply for the CATESOL award presented at the annual conference, to be held this year November 12-15 in Anaheim. The theme for this year’s conference is “Technology Through the Ages.” Both awards
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United Offers Discounts for Fares to Anaheim

May 19th, 2015 | By

—United Airlines is offering discounts to fly to SNA (Orange County) for the 2015 Annual CATESOL Conference in Anaheim. The discount is offered for travel dates from November 8 through November 18, 2015. There is a minimum 2% discount, which increases depending on the class of travel booked. There is an additional 3% discount for
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Announcing the 46th CATESOL Annual Conference!

Mar 22nd, 2015 | By

Technology Through the Ages, November 12-15, 2015 By MARDELLE AZIMI —Excitement has started to brew! The 46th CATESOL Annual Conference  will be held this fall, November 12-15, 2015, at the gorgeous venue the Anaheim Hilton Hotel. The 2015 CATESOL Conference Committee has been planning an exciting conference for you! We are thrilled to present our
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LA Regional Aims to “Innovate, Transform, Inspire”

Mar 13th, 2015 | By
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By SHARIN JACOB —The Los Angeles Regional CATESOL Conference is coming to California State University, Los Angeles on Saturday, April 25, 2015! This year’s theme, “Innovate, Transform, Inspire,” evokes the benefits of continuously developing and adapting our pedagogy to an ever-changing educational environment. At the LA Regional CATESOL Conference, educators will collectively explore the role
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San Diego Welcomes Students’ Book Club Idea

Mar 13th, 2015 | By
Graduate students Tina-Marie Freeman (left) and Tai Haluszka at the San Diego Regional with their first conference presentation

By TINA-MARIE FREEMAN and TAI HALUSZKA As first-year graduate students, we have always found conferences intimidating and any type of presentation seemed simply unattainable. Yet as we became more and more passionate about starting an ESOL Social Book Club, teachers and professors showed enthusiasm for our project and encouraged us to begin implementation. We began
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Northern Regional to Promote a “Common Core for Academic Success”

Mar 13th, 2015 | By

By BARBARA ISHIDA—The Northern Regional CATESOL Conference, with the theme of “Promoting a Common Core for Academic Success,” will be held 8 a.m.-4 p.m. on Saturday, May 9, at the San Joaquin County Office of Education, Wentworth Education Center, 2707 Transworld Dr., Stockton. The theme for the conference relates to a “common core” in several
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Tech Highlights from CATESOL 2014 in Santa Clara

Dec 20th, 2014 | By

By CHRISTINE SO —At this year’s CATESOL Annual Conference we saw more presentations than ever about technology in the ESL classroom. Below are highlights of just a few of the tech-themed sessions. On Saturday, Charisse Lee of San Francisco’s Academy of Art University presented a teaching tip about using the mobile app Remind.com. This is
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Monica Snow: 2013-2014 Sadae Iwataki Award Winner

Dec 20th, 2014 | By
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By ELLEN LANGE —An award with no essay attached! The Sadae Iwataki Award is based on outstanding service to CATESOL and is named after Sadae Iwataki, who served as CATESOL President in 1981–1982. This year, our exhibits coordinator for the past six years, Monica Snow, the assistant director of California State University, Fullerton’s American Language
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So, Transitions: Linking Adverbial Use of ESL Students (Retrospective)

Dec 20th, 2014 | By

By GRAHAM ANDERSON —Being an information and data junkie, I gravitated toward corpus linguistics when I first encountered the topic in graduate school and began playing with various tools available online for recreational research purposes as well as application in the classroom. It was not until my final semester that my schedule allowed me to
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CATESOL 2014 Award Winners

Dec 20th, 2014 | By

CATESOL would like to congratulate the following individuals, who were presented awards at the 2014 Annual Conference in Santa Clara: Elementary Level Professional Development Scholarship Sponsored by Pearson ELL Solutions Award Recipient: Tonya Andrews, Modesto City Schools Adult Level Professional Development Scholarship Sponsored by Cambridge University Press Award Recipient: Cynthia Eagleton, San Mateo Adult School
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