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Adult Level Looks to Form
New Interest Group

Mar 18th, 2017 | By

At the 2016 CATESOL Annual Conference Adult Level Rap Session, there was great interest in and energetic discussion about the instructional challenges facing Adult Level students with low formal education. To continue the discussion and to develop an avenue to network and share ideas and strategies, we are in the process of forming the Low
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NNLEI-IG Hopes to Welcome
New Members!

Mar 18th, 2017 | By

By ANA WU —As the co-moderator of the electronic discussion list for the Nonnative Language Educators’ Issues (NNLEI) Interest Group, I would like to invite members to join our community by clicking here. Our interest group is open to all, native and nonnative English speakers, graduate students, experienced ESL/EFL instructors, researchers, and administrators who are
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Editor’s Note

Mar 18th, 2017 | By
Karen Bleske

—Hello, CATESOL News readers. I hope this issue finds you well and ready for spring. Spring kicks off CATESOL’s Regional Conference season, and this issue features reports on the LA Regional from three winners of the Education Foundation stipend that is intended to help students attend the conferences. Reports on April’s Northern Regional and the
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The CATESOL Journal Seeks Guest Editor Proposals

Mar 18th, 2017 | By
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The CATESOL Journal is now soliciting proposals for guest-edited theme sections for future issues of the journal. If you have a topic in mind that might be of interest to the CATESOL readership, please contact Mark Roberge, Co-Editor, at markmroberge@gmail.com. The CATESOL Journal is also pleased to remind readers that all former issues of the
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From the President, Winter 2016

Dec 22nd, 2016 | By
Karen Russikoff

My Conference Reflection By KAREN RUSSIKOFF —I was headed off campus and encountered a colleague who asked where I was running. Even though I responded with my typical conference enthusiasm that I was on my way to CATESOL, I was met with her question about using my whole weekend for “that.” Because the moment was
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An Invitation to the 2017 TESOL International Convention
TESOL 2.0: Engage, Enrich, Empower

Dec 22nd, 2016 | By
Margi Wald

By MARGI WALD —Join the international community March 20-25, 2017, in Seattle, Washington, for the TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, our 51st annual gathering. Experience what makes TESOL and its affiliates unique: present and future teachers, administrators, researchers, and advocacy leaders engaging in conversation about language education and policy; enriching their knowledge, networks,
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Editor’s Note, Winter 2016

Dec 22nd, 2016 | By
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—Hello, CATESOL News readers. Happy New Year! I hope this issue finds you well. It is even more jam-packed than usual, with news and photos from CATESOL’s big event of the year, the annual conference, held in November in San Diego. CATESOL’s new president, Karen Russikoff, offers her reflections on the event, “Embracing the Past—Planning
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From the President, Fall 2016

Sep 24th, 2016 | By
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Join Us in Volunteering! Every Little Bit Counts By SYDNEY RICE —When in class, few things are worse than asking a question and having no one respond. In the wake of the deafening silence, many questions start rolling around in the teacher’s head. Does no one know the answer? Perhaps the class didn’t understand the
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Editor’s Note, Fall 2016

Sep 24th, 2016 | By
Karen Bleske

—Hello, CATESOL News readers. I hope this issue finds you well! Now that summer is over and the fall season is under way, be sure to check out the preview of CATESOL’s big event of the year. The 2016 annual conference, with the theme of “Embracing the Past—Planning the Future,” is to be held this
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1,000 Days of Learning Leadership Lessons

Sep 24th, 2016 | By
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By ANDY CURTIS —In the Fall 2015 issue of the CATESOL News, I wrote a piece titled “Learning Leadership Lessons Along the Way: Part 1,” which followed up on a piece titled “Learning to Lead in Language Education,” which appeared in the Fall 2014 issue of the CATESOL News. A number of CATESOL members emailed
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