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Mar 19th, 2016 | By

The CATESOL News runs a wide variety of articles, but one of the most important qualifications is that they be of interest to the membership of CATESOL. Topics include, but are not limited to: Teaching: Lesson plans and ideas that teachers can use in the classroom, projects, practices, reflections Events: Previews and wrap-ups of annual
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From the President, Winter 2015

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By
image of CATESOL President Sydney Rice

Embracing the Past—Planning the Future By SYDNEY RICE —Welcome to CATESOL! As the largest organization in California and Nevada representing teachers of English language learners at all levels, we are excited to begin this new year. Reinvigorated by our annual conference held in November in Anaheim, the Board is energized and ready to start working. 
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Editor’s Note, Winter 2015

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By
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—Hello, CATESOL News readers. Happy New Year! I hope you find this latest issue of CATESOL News of interest as you move into 2016. CATESOL’s new president, Sydney Rice, introduces the theme of CATESOL’s next year as an organization, and TESOL’s president, Andy Curtis, writes about the power of language teaching for saving lives. Also
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Saving Lives Through Language Teaching

Dec 22nd, 2015 | By
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By ANDY CURTIS —This year, as the 50th president of the TESOL International Association (TIA), I will travel up to 200,000 miles, attending and presenting at TIA affiliate conferences and other events, such as TIA academies, symposia, and regional conferences, in India (http://blog.tesol.org/tesol-goes-to-india/), Vietnam (http://blog.tesol.org/taking-tesol-to-the-world-vietnam/), Mexico (http://blog.tesol.org/taking-tesol-to-the-world-mexico/), Singapore, and elsewhere. One of my goals, as
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From the President, Fall 2015

Sep 29th, 2015 | By
Kimberley Briesch Sumner

Falling Back Into the Routine Doesn’t Need to Be Routine By KIMBERLEY BRIESCH SUMNER —Here we are. At the end of our “back to school” days and proceeding happily through the semester. Most of us have gotten to know our students, have had a chance to assess their needs, and have helped them set goals
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Editor’s Note, Fall 2015

Sep 29th, 2015 | By
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—Hello, CATESOL News readers. By now you are likely looking forward to November’s CATESOL Annual Conference in Anaheim. This issue of the CATESOL News offers a preview of the conference, during which the new, 2015-2016 Board of Directors assumes its position. For those who find the workings of the Board mysterious, Past President Ellen Lange
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Learning Leadership Lessons Along the Way: Part 1

Sep 29th, 2015 | By
new official author pic of Andy Curtis

By ANDY CURTIS —Twenty years ago, in 1995, I decided to leave England as soon as I wrapped up my PhD at the University of York and to start working in Hong Kong. One of the best things about that decision was that longtime CATESOL member and past president (1998-1999) of the TESOL International Association
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10 Things to Take Away
From the TESOL Advocacy
and Policy Summit

Sep 29th, 2015 | By
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By BETTE EMPOL and JUDITH O’LOUGHLIN —We were CATESOL representatives at the 2015 TESOL Advocacy and Policy Summit held June 20-21, 2015, in Washington, DC. John Segota, associate executive director for Public Policy & Professional Relations, TESOL International Association (TIA), and director of the annual Advocacy and Policy Summit, asked us to write a blog
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From the President, Summer 2015

May 20th, 2015 | By
Kimberley Briesch Sumner

Spring Events Spark a Summer of Reflection By KIMBERLEY BRIESCH SUMNER —What a busy and exhilarating spring this has been! From the mind-blowing TESOL convention in Toronto, Canada, to our three incredible regional CATESOL conferences to our many successful chapter events, CATESOL members are staying engaged at many levels of our teaching community, all while
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Editor’s Note, Summer 2015

May 19th, 2015 | By
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—Hello, all. Here is another issue of CATESOL News to tide you over through the summer. Featured this time around are the three regional conferences that were held this spring; many of the reports were written by the recipients of the CATESOL Education Foundation stipend to help part-time teachers attend the regionals. Orange County and
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