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  • Friday, April 13, 2018 1:31 PM | Dawn Adamoli (Administrator)

    5th Annual Language, Linguistics, and Life Conference

    The conference theme this year is Language and Community and there will be a number of speakers from a variety of different academic and professional backgrounds. It will take place at Temple University Howard Gittis Student Center, 1755 N 13th St, Philadelphia, PA 19122

    The conference is free of charge and specifically features graduate and undergraduate research, as well as a keynote speaker and open forum. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. 


  • Friday, April 06, 2018 5:00 PM | Dawn Adamoli (Administrator)
    The Seventh TESOL/Applied Linguistics/Foreign Languages (TALFL) Conference on April 28, 2018. The conference theme is Celebrating Language Learners as Agents of Change and they're excited to have Dr. Yasuko Kanno as their keynote speaker.

    For your reference, the conference page can be found at and registration at

  • Monday, January 08, 2018 9:01 AM | Dawn Adamoli (Administrator)

    2018 Mid-Atlantic Writing Centers Association Conference

    Writing Centers and Activism: Uncovering Embedded Narratives

    Keynote speakers, Drs. Vershawn Young and Frankie Condon

    The conference will be held on Saturday, March 24th (workshops Friday, March 23rd) at Rowan University in Glassboro, NJ.

    Please visit our website to access the full CFP, workshop descriptions, and hotel and travel information:

    The deadline for proposal submissions is January 20th, 2018!

    For any questions regarding the conference, please contact, Celeste Del Russo, Conference Chair, at

  • Tuesday, January 02, 2018 3:57 PM | Dawn Adamoli (Administrator)

    Please join us for our  2018 SPRING CONFERENCE
    Cross-Curricular Conversations for ELLs

    May 30 & 31June 1 
    (WednesdayThursday, & Friday)
    Hyatt Regency Hotel, New Brunswick

    General interest, Pre-K through 12 all three days 

    Wednesday - Special Strand: Advocacy
    Thursday - Special Strand: STEM
    Friday - Special Strands: Higher Ed, Teacher Ed, Adult Ed, & K-12, Administrators, Bilingual Ed, & Biliteracy

    Keynote Speakers: 

    Wednesday - Dr. Pedro Noguera

    Thursday - Dr. Malcolm Butler

    Friday - Dr. Cheryl Urow


  • Thursday, May 04, 2017 5:32 PM | Dawn Adamoli (Administrator)

    The TESL Canada Conference 2017 ( is being held in Niagara Falls, ON. Canada this year!

    Join us at the Sheraton On The Falls From Thursday June 8th to Saturday June 10th.

    TESL Canada 2017 is Canada's premier English Language teaching conference.

    This year marks Canada's 150th birthday celebration.

    We have many keynote and featured speakers including:

    Dr. Tracey Derwing

    Dr. Charles Boberg

    Dr. Murray Munro

    Dr. Geoff Lawrence

    We are expecting 800-1000 people to be in attendance from across Canada and around the World. We have many exhibitors already ligned up including: Pearson, Oxford University Press, University of Toronto, Trinity Western, Niagara College, World Education services, Nelson, Cambridge, Brock University and many more.

    Come join in on the Education and Fun!

    Kelly Nickerson-Hammond

    TESL Canada Conference Exhibitor Manager

  • Friday, April 07, 2017 2:01 PM | Dawn Adamoli (Administrator)

    Delaware County Community College

    and Reading Area Community College

    Second Regional ESL Conference

    Best Practices for English Language Learners

    in Our Colleges and Communities

    Delaware County Community College has partnered with Reading Area Community College to spend a day networking and exploring ways to support ESL students in Pennsylvania community Colleges as well as institutions in nearby states.

    Tuesday, May 16th at the Marple Campus in the Large Auditorium from 8:30 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

    Keynote Address:

    Teaching Transitional Learners – Understanding Academic Success

    Sara Davila

    Sara is the Learning Expert in Higher Education for Pearson English, working on curriculum

    and content development for global products.  Her personal work including materials, teacher development tools, lesson plans and worksheets can be found


    Featured Sessions and Panels:

    • o   Nonnative Speakers in Our Communities:

    How Community Groups Can Help      

    • o   ESL Program Sequence at RACC
    • o   Effectively Using Canvas in ESL Classrooms
    • o   Navigating ELL Students Through Content Area Courses
    • o   ESL Placement Testing Panel


    For more information look at our Website:

    To Register open link.:

  • Wednesday, March 01, 2017 3:17 PM | Dawn Adamoli (Administrator)

    CESL will offer a 50-hour Assessment for Second/Foreign Language Teaching online course. This is a course focused on classroom-based assessment and designed specifically for English language teachers and administrators in the United States and abroad who wish to develop their assessment competence in order to better measure and promote their students’ English language learning.


    The Assessment for Second/Foreign Language Teaching course aims at developing teachers’ assessment literacy, including their knowledge of key assessment principles, test-creation and evaluation skills. Teachers will learn how to more effectively assess both receptive skills (reading, listening) and productive skills (speaking, writing), and improve their assessment competence in dealing with the issues and challenges related to effective classroom assessment.


    This course is taught by Dr. Eddy White, Assessment Coordinator at CESL and Associate Professor at the University of Arizona’s College of Humanities.He is a specialist in classroom-based assessment and has been presenting, publishing, and conducting teacher training in this area for more than a decade.


    The cost of the course is $595 tuition plus $50 fees. We also offer group discounts for institutions who register at least five teachers. The deadline to apply is March 10th and the course will run from March 20th to May 12th, 2017.


    Teachers can apply online at:


  • Monday, February 13, 2017 3:48 PM | Dawn Adamoli (Administrator)

    Call for Proposals

    4th Annual Language, Linguistics and Life Conference at Temple University Submission Deadline: February 15, 2017 Conference Date: April 14, 2017
    Undergraduate and Graduate Proposals Welcome

    Keynote Speakers:

    Dr. Gustavo Pérez Firmat, Columbia University Dr. Nelson Flores, University of Pennsylvania

    Translanguaging: Crossing Social, Cultural, and Linguistic Boundaries

    The Graduate Students of Language at Temple (GSOLT) are accepting proposals for our 4th annualLanguage, Ling uistics, and Life Conference. The student-run conference is a forum for graduate and undergraduate students to present their research or works-in-progress in a supportive environment conducive to professional and scholarly development. We seek proposals for (15-minute) oral paper presentations from graduate students and posters from undergraduate students. In the spirit of the theme, we encourage presenters to consider using two or more languages, dialects, language varieties, or registers as a mode of presentation.

    The theme of translanguaging is meant to provide a focus for the conference; however, as an interdisciplinary organization, we will consider any language-related topics, which may include, but are not limited to, the following areas:


    • ●  Bi-/Multilingualism, Linguistic Diversity

    • ●  Globalization and Language

    • ●  Language Education, Pedagogy, Assessment

    • ●  Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

    • ●  First and Second Language Development

    • ●  Heritage Language Studies

    • ●  Language Contact and Variation

    • ●  Historical Linguistics

    • ●  Language, Thought, and Cognition

    Literature & Cultural Studies
    American Sign Language
    Speech Pathology and Communication Sciences Foreign Languages, Indigenous Languages,

    Endangered/Minority Languages
    Linguistic Anthropology
    Philosophy of Language
    Discourse/Text Analysis, Conversation Analysis Rhetoric, Literary Linguistics
    Translation Studies

    For consideration, please submit a 250-300-word abstract (including title) to [Google Form] by February 15th, 2017. Abstracts should be written in English and include the theoretical background for the study, the method, (anticipated) findings, and a connection to the conference theme, if applicable. Also, please specify the language(s) of the presentation and any technology needs beyond PowerPoint. All presenters are free to use two or more languages, dialects, or registers in their presentations, PowerPoints, handouts, or posters. Contact Grace Cooper ( or Raquel Mattson-Prieto ( with any questions.

    This conference is organized by GSOLT and sponsored by Student Orgs, CIBER, Dr. Augusto Lorenzino, the Department of Spanish and Portuguese, and the Shimada Fund. 

  • Monday, February 13, 2017 2:12 PM | Dawn Adamoli (Administrator)

    Putting the Puzzles Together:

    Pedagogy, Diversity and Theory


    Sponsored by

    NYS TESOL Applied Linguistics SIG

    Teachers College, Columbia University

    Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY Department of Academic Literacy and Linguistics


    Saturday, April 1, 2017

    Borough of Manhattan Community College, CUNY

    New York, NY

    For questions or further information, 

    please contact the 2017 ALWC Conference Co-Chairs: 
    Elyssa Sun & Rachel Wang at

  • Monday, February 13, 2017 2:10 PM | Dawn Adamoli (Administrator)

    The Office of Adult Education is offering a special professional development training series geared towards administrators and coordinators looking to establish a new program or seeking to revitalize existing adult education programs. Anyone coordinating a community-based adult literacy program will benefit from this series. Participants may choose to attend all the trainings, or pick specific trainings. Each training will take place in two interactive workshop sessions (each 3 hours), participants may pick and choose the workshops they would like to attend. To successfully complete a training, participants must attend both sessions and complete all assigned activities. Please note the expectation is that you complete 6 hours of training to receive credit for training.

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