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“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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From the President, Summer 2017—Now Is the Time:
Calling Everyone With Something to Share

May 17th, 2017 | By
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By KAREN RUSSIKOFF —That time of the year is here again—and you won’t want to miss it! The Call for Proposals for the CATESOL Annual Conference is up and waiting for you to submit. (See more details about the conference toward the middle of the Featuring: Conferences section.) If you have never submitted to a
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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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CATESOL 2016 San Diego: Embracing the Past, Planning the Future

Dec 22nd, 2016 | By
Karen Russikoff, Kimberley Briesch Sumner, and Sydney Rice at CATESOL 2017

Karen Russikoff (from left), Kimberley Briesch Sumner, and Sydney Rice enjoy CATESOL 2016 at the President’s Luncheon. They are all presidents of CATESOL. Karen Russikoff is the 2016-2017 president, Sydney is now past president, and Kimberly is now the past past president! Read our new president’s reflections on CATESOL 2016, first entry under “Messages,” and
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Join Us at the 47th CATESOL Annual Conference

Sep 24th, 2016 | By
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Embracing the Past—Planning the Future By SHERRY SCHAFER —It’s that time of the year again—time to get ready for the biggest CATESOL event of the year! The 47th CATESOL Annual Conference is set to take place November 17-20 at the gorgeous Town and Country Resort & Convention Center in San Diego. With a full schedule
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Looking Forward to CATESOL 2016!

May 10th, 2016 | By
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By SHERRY SCHAFER —Hello, Everyone! Mark your calendars—the CATESOL Annual Conference will be here before you know it, and it is a jam-packed event you won’t want to miss! This year’s theme is “2020 Vision: Embracing the Past—Planning the Future,” representing our constant goal to determine how we can better serve ESL students, teachers, and
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Tech Takes Center Stage at CATESOL 2015

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By
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By MARDELLE AZIMI —Our 46th CATESOL Annual Conference was a resounding success, replete with the relevant theme “Technology Through the Ages”; we saw more inspiring, interactive presentations than ever advocating technology in the ESL classroom. Included below are highlights of just a few areas of the tech-themed conference. Thank you for attending the annual conference
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You’re Invited: Anaheim Hosts
the 2015 CATESOL Annual Conference!

Sep 29th, 2015 | By
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By MARDELLE AZIMI —Technology Through the Ages You are cordially invited to attend the highlight of the year, the CATESOL 2015 Annual Conference in Anaheim, California! Join in the scintillating presentations and discussions November 12-15, 2015, in Anaheim’s gorgeous Hilton Hotel. While here, traverse the delectable, diverse Anaheim Packing District’s darling eateries, its own White
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Education Foundation Sends 5 Awardees to Regionals

May 19th, 2015 | By
Margaret Teske and stipend awardee Ian Baecht

—As part of its mission to provide education opportunities to teachers of English learners, the CATESOL Education Foundation helps part-time faculty who would like to attend their local CATESOL regional conferences. At left are Foundation President Margaret Teske and awardee Ian Baecht (who attended the LA Regional). The other awardees for 2015 were: Jessica Quinn
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From the President, Spring 2015

Mar 13th, 2015 | By
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Midterm Hell or Spring Break Indecision? Not to Worry–It’s Conference Season! By KIMBERLEY BRIESCH SUMNER —At this time of the year, do you find yourself daydreaming about your options for relaxation or intellectual stimulation, in the hope that you’ll have your grading completed before the next school holiday or spring break? If you are anything
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