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Editor’s Note, Fall 2014

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By
Karen Bleske

I hope you have been enjoying the new online CATESOL News, and that you have taken full advantage of its accessibility via cell phone, tablet, or desktop computer. This issue is packed with information about the upcoming annual conference, legislative and advocacy news, level and chapter reports, along with a healthy dose of “In the
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Learning to Lead in Language Education

Sep 22nd, 2014 | By
Andy Curtis, p-elect of TESOL

By ANDY CURTIS —Having had such a positive experience attending my first CATESOL Annual Conference in San Diego last year, I was very much looking forward to attending again this year in Santa Clara. However, as I have to be elsewhere at that time, unfortunately I will not be able to attend this year. However,
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From the President, Summer 2014

May 16th, 2014 | By
ellen lange

By ELLEN LANGE —The regional conference season has drawn to a close with the Northern Regional, “Collaborating and Learning,” held April 26 at the Sacramento County Office of Education. As CATESOL president, I pledged to attend each regional conference to represent the CATESOL Board and to get to know our CATESOL members. At each conference,
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Editor’s Note, Summer 2014

May 16th, 2014 | By
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I hope you have all enjoyed the new online version of the CATESOL News , and that you have taken full advantage of its accessibility via cell phone, tablet, or desktop computer. As I mentioned in the inaugural online edition, we know the newsletter will undergo improvements during the coming months. To better feature the
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TESOL Seeks CATESOL’s Input on Next 3-Year Plan

May 16th, 2014 | By
Andy Curtis, p-elect of TESOL

By ANDY CURTIS —As I wrote in the Spring 2014 issue of CATESOL News, as president-elect of the TESOL International Association (TIA) and as a new member of CATESOL: “One of my goals is to help the TIA connect with its members, full and affiliate, larger and smaller groups, inside and outside of the US.”
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Welcome to the New CATESOL News

Mar 22nd, 2014 | By
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The CATESOL News has a new look on the outside, but on the inside it still has the same people, articles, and lesson plans you know well. After changing from a print edition to a PDF version last year, the publication committee wanted to make each issue easier for members to read. It made sense
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From the President, Spring 2014

Mar 22nd, 2014 | By
ellen lange

By ELLEN LANGE —This issue of the CATESOL News makes its debut as we celebrate our CATESOL regional conferences, with the Los Angeles Regional, “SustainAbility: Support, Scholarship, Success,” having already kicked off the season (March 8); the San Diego “Mini” Regional, “So Many Choices, So Little Time,” at our doorstep (April 12); and the Northern
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Introducing Andy Curtis

Mar 22nd, 2014 | By
Andy Curtis, p-elect of TESOL

Introducing Andy Curtis, CATESOL Member, TESOL Leader By ANDY CURTIS —According to the January 2014 membership statistics (the most recent figures available on the website), the TESOL International Association (TIA) has approximately 13,700 full members in 165 distinct countries, and more than 47,000 members in more than 100 affiliates. Approximately 9,800 of those full members,
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