ConnTESOL 2018 Call for Proposals — TESOL Dialogues for Today and Tomorrow

ConnTESOL 2018 Call for Proposals is now available!

The 48th Annual ConnTESOL Conference: TESOL Dialogues for Today and Tomorrow

When: Saturday, October 20, 2018

Where: 85 Sigourney St, Hartford, CT 06105

Proposal deadline: June 30, 2018


Proposal submission form:

Please see the conference page for full details. We are looking forward to receiving your proposals!

One Day Mini Conference: Forging Ahead: Crafting the Classroom of 2018

Forging Ahead: Crafting the Classroom of 2018

One Day Mini Conference

When: Saturday, May 12th, 2018

Time: Registration and Light Breakfast: 8:00am-9:00am
Workshops and Presentations: 9:15am-1:00pm

 Location:  Kaplan International

Empire State Building

63rd Floor, 350 5th Ave,

 New York, NY 10118

Register online at

For more information, please contact [email protected]

“Educators will leave with practical ideas that can be easily implemented into their lessons to make them more interesting, communicative and motivating to students. The communicative ideas presented will focus on the topics of English skills, using technology, grammar teaching, test preparation and developing leadership skills for ESL professionals. Participants in the mini-conference will also have the opportunity to network.”

Hudson Valley TESOL Mini-Conference: Creative Ideas for the Classroom

Hudson Valley TESOL Mini-Conference

Creative Ideas for the Classroom

  • Plenary Speaker: John Balbi, Teacher’s College, Columbia University
  • Sessions on K-12, Higher Ed., Adult Ed.
  • Job opportunities, networking, and more!

When: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Time:  Check-in and light breakfast: 8:45 am  Presentations: 9:40 am -1:30 pm

Location: van den Berg Hall, State University of New York at New Paltz

Cost: $20 NYS TESOL members / $25 non-members

Register online at

Registration Deadline: April 23, 2018

Registration now open — NYS TESOL 39th Annual Applied Linguistics Winter Conference (ALWC 2018)

Registration now open!!

NYS TESOL 39th Annual Applied Linguistics Winter Conference (ALWC 2018)

Saturday April 21, 2018 (9:00am-6:30pm)

Lunch included

Our web site:

Register online now:

Registration questions?

Email Edwin Harris: [email protected]

Become a volunteer!

Email Mario Delgado: [email protected]




2018 Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms (Fulbright TGC) Program

Apply Online

The U.S. Department of State’s Bureau of Educational and Cultural Affairs (ECA) and IREX are pleased to announce the launch of the 2018 application cycle for the Fulbright Teachers for Global Classrooms (Fulbright TGC) Program.

Fulbright TGC is a year-long professional development fellowship for United States elementary, middle, and high school teachers to become leaders in global education. Global education is integral to building 21st century skills, and teachers are the greatest resource to empower students as global citizens.

Applications are due
Tuesday, March 13, 2018 at 11:59 PM EST.

Program Goals
Fulbright TGC strives to:
• Enhance teachers’ expertise in adapting teaching methods, lesson planning, and using instructional technology to internationalize the U.S. classroom.
• Support U.S. teachers to develop the leadership and professional skills to ensure that their students are knowledgeable about the world and prepared for careers in an increasingly competitive global economy.
• Prepare U.S. students to work and collaborate in multiple cultural contexts and to be more aware of other countries around the world through interaction with teachers globally.
• Develop mutual understanding and lasting relationships by sharing best educational practices between teachers and students in the U.S. and abroad.
The Fulbright TGC Program promotes diversity in the classroom and in learning. Fulbright TGC supports inclusion and strongly encourages teachers with disabilities to apply.

Learn more here!

Contact email


Our mailing address is:
1275 K ST NW Suite 600
Washington, DC 20005

Call for proposals — The Language and Social Interaction Working Group (LANSI)

The 8th annual meeting of

The Language and Social Interaction Working Group (LANSI)

Teachers College, Columbia University

New York City

October 12-13 (Fri & Sat), 2018


Rebecca Clift (University of Essex)

Srikant Sarangi (Cardiff University)

LANSI brings together scholars and students working on naturally-occurring data within the broad area of language and social interaction. In keeping with the LANSI spirit of diversity and dialog, we welcome abstracts from colleagues working on a variety of topics using discourse analytic approaches that include but are not limited to conversation analysis, interactional sociolinguistics, linguistic anthropology, and critical discourse analysis. Abstracts should be no longer than 300 words and should include descriptions of the following aspects of the study: (1) problem(s) being addressed; (2) central claim(s); (3) data source(s) and analytic approach(es); (4) a short piece of data to support the main argument; (5) implication(s) of the findings. Please also include a 50-word summary. Abstracts will be blind-reviewed on the basis of clarity, specificity, originality, and the inclusion of the required components. Papers will be presented within a 15 or 20-minute slot with an additional 10 or 5 minutes for discussion.

Deadline for electronic submission is May 31, 2018. Notification of acceptance or non-acceptance will be sent via email by July 15, 2018. For additional information and to submit an abstract, please visit:

Conference Co-chairs

Hansun Zhang Waring

Di Yu

Carol Lo

Allie King

Dr. Hansun Zhang Waring
Director of Applied Linguistics and TESOL
Associate Professor of Linguistics and Education
Box 66, Teachers College, Columbia University
525 W. 120 Street New York, NY 10027
Phone: (212)678-8128
Fax: (212)678-3428; follow us on twitter @lansi_tc





Location: Hilton Long Island Huntington,
Dates:     March 15th-17th, 2018

You are invited to attend NYSABE’s 41st Annual Conference!
Registration required
2018 Annual Conference
Melville, NY | March 15th- March 17th, 2018
Uncovering The Talents of **Multilingual Learners From Early Childhood Through High School & Beyond

Register Now! Pre-Registration is available until March 9, 2018

Register now and join a statewide network of bilingual/multilingual education professionals, English learner (EL) teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, professors, parents, students, advocates, researchers, and policy makers dedicated to promoting educational excellence and equity through bilingual/multilingual education.

To register, click here>

*Deadlines have been extended until *
*February 2, 2018 for: *
*Call for Proposals *
*Student Essay & Art Contest*
*Call for Nominations*

For more information visit our NYSABE Conference website.

The 2018 APPLE* Lecture – Applied Linguistics and Language Education

The Applied Linguistics and TESOL Department at Teachers College cordially invites you to

The 2018 APPLE* Lecture 

*Applied Linguistics and Language Education


Our invited speaker will be Dr. Roy Lyster, Emeritus Professor of Second Language Education in the Department of Integrated Studies Education at McGill University in Montreal, Canada. His research examines content-based language teaching and the effects of instructional interventions designed to counterbalance form-focused and content-based approaches. His research interests also include professional development and collaboration among teachers for the purpose of integrated language learning and biliteracy development. He was co-recipient with colleague Leila Ranta of the 1998 Paul Pimsleur Award for Research in Foreign Language Education and was presented the Robert Roy Award by the Canadian Association of Second Language Teachers in 2017. He was co-president then president of the Canadian Association of Applied Linguistics from 2004 to 2008. He is author of a module called Content-Based Language Teaching published by Routledge in 2018, and two books: Learning and Teaching Languages Through Content published by Benjamins in 2007 and Vers une approche intégrée en immersion published by Les Éditions CEC in 2016.

Afternoon Colloquium

Oral Corrective Feedback as a Catalyst for Second Language Development

(Open to AL/TESOL students and faculty)

Time: 1:30-3:00 pm

Venue: Grace Dodge Hall (GD) 179

Evening Lecture

Juggling Language and Content Across the Curriculum

(Open to the public; a reception will follow)

Time: 4:30-6:00 pm
Venue: Grace Dodge Hall (GD) 179

Please mark your calendars and we look forward to seeing you there!