Regional

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 Welcomes Excitement of Regional’s Offerings

May 10th, 2016 | By
image of author Erin Merdinger

By ERIN MERDINGER —As someone who is relatively new to the TESOL field and a first-year teacher, I knew attending a CATESOL conference would be an amazing experience and instrumental to my professional development. That is why I am so grateful to have been awarded the Regional Conference Stipend, which funded my attendance at the
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Involvement in Northern Regional Gets Stipend Awardee All Charged Up

May 10th, 2016 | By
image of author Daniel Glenn

By DANIEL GLENN —I was an awardee of the CATESOL Education Foundation Regional Conference Stipend, and I am very thankful that the CATESOL Education Foundation provided me the opportunity to attend the April 16 CATESOL Northern Regional Conference through the stipend. The presentations, workshops, and experiences at the conference have provided new insights for teaching
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A Walk Through the First Conference Experience
of a Graduate Student and New Instructor

Mar 19th, 2016 | By
Education Foundation President Margaret Teske with stipend awardee Ashley Gullick at her first conference

By ASHLEY GULLICK —As I approached the site of the CATESOL Los Angeles Regional Conference held at California Polytechnic University, Pomona, I was first surprised by the large number of people who were attending. I had never attended a conference before and with the help of a stipend that CATESOL Education Foundation had generously awarded,
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Stipend Awardee Rewarded With Bundle of Knowledge
From LA Regional

Mar 19th, 2016 | By
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By LORI KANANACK —I applied for and was grateful to receive the Regional Conference Stipend from the CATESOL Education Foundation, which enabled me to attend the LA Regional Conference held March 5 at Cal Poly, Pomona. The 60-mile drive from Agoura Hills to Pomona was well worth it. I arrived at the campus to find
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Volunteers’ Efforts Make Most Favorable Impression

Mar 19th, 2016 | By
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By JENNIE WATSON —Conferences look different from the volunteer side. I have attended national, state, and regional conferences before, and I have been extremely impressed with the brilliance of the research and pedagogy of professionals and students in our field. For the CATESOL Los Angeles Regional Conference, I have also been awestruck by their dedication,
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Running Toward Engagement at 2016 San Diego Regional

Mar 19th, 2016 | By
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By JACQUEWYN F. CHAMBERS-MARTIN —A runner’s race as the graphic backdrop for the webpage for the 2016 San Diego Regional CATESOL Conference certainly incited the motiving drive with which this year’s conference took off. To start, teachers were initially fitted with appropriately sized “running shoes” in the guise of an insightful and enlightening plenary address
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Northern Regional: Reaping Successes From Seeds Sown Now

Mar 19th, 2016 | By
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By ANTHONY BURIK —“Planting Seeds for Success” captures the theme of the 2016 Northern Regional CATESOL Conference, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 16. Our conference site at the Berkeley Adult School provides the ideal backdrop for our membership of passionate and devoted TESOL teachers, students, and professionals to come together for a day
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Taking Paths to Success at the San Diego Regional

Mar 19th, 2016 | By
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By STEFANIE A. JOHNSON SHIPMAN —More than 270 teachers, students, and other professionals (see “Running Toward Engagement,” below) gathered to learn about and discuss “Paths to Success,” the theme of the San Diego Regional CATESOL Conference. Held Saturday, March 12, the conference was hosted by the English, Communication Studies, and World Languages Department of San
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Save the Dates for CATESOL’s Regional Conferences!

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By

—The dates for CATESOL’s regional conferences are set, and proposals are due soon for the LA and San Diego conferences. Check in on their respective websites for more details as they become available. LA Regional CATESOL Conference CATESOL LA Regional Presents: “Teach Locally, Think Globally” with Plenary Speaker Marianne Celce-Murcia 8 a.m.-5 p.m. on Saturday,
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