ConnTESOL Conference 2017

Thanks to all who attended, presented, and shared products. We very much appreciate all the hard work and professionalism that went into your efforts!


 Dr. Gina Barreca

ConnTESOL Spotlight Speaker

ConnTESOL Conference 2017: Powers of Language

The 47th annual ConnTESOL Conference was held on October 14, 2017 at the Sheraton Hotel in Rocky Hill, Connecticut. Over 200 participants were in attendance including teachers, college students, and our four lucky scholarship recipients. The event began promptly at 9:00am with the ConnTESOL board meeting. Attendees received information on ConnTESOL’s ventures and successes during the past year as well as what the organization’s vision for the next year.

Dr. Gina Barreca

 

After the board meeting, attendees enjoyed the keynote address from Dr. Gina Barreca. Dr. Gina Barreca has appeared on 20/20, The Today Show, CNN, and even Oprah to discuss gender, politics, and power through the use of humor. The room was filled with laughter as Barreca recounted personal experiences and provided insight into the true powers of language using captivating stories. Guests raved about Barreca being “truly impactful” and an “uplifting experience”.