We invite all ITESOL members to consider submitting proposals for this year’s conference. The deadline for proposals is now September 1st. Proposals can be submitted in the categories of a 20 minute teaching tip, a 45 minute presentation, a 60 minute poster session, or a 90 minute workshop. Proposals can be submitted using the link provided below.
Submit a Presentation Proposal: Click Here
“Teaching and Learning Languages in Online Environments”
Brigham Young University’s English Language Center,
35 East University Parkway Center (UPC), Provo, UT
October 7-8, 2016
Guest Plenary Speaker: Dr. Andy Curtis
Andy Curtis received his M.A. in Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching, and his Ph.D. in International Education, both from the University of York in England. From 2007 to 2011, he was the Director of the English Language Teaching Unit at the Chinese University of Hong Kong and a professor in the Faculty of Education there. Prior to 2007, he was the Executive Director of the School of English at Queen’s University in Ontario, Canada, and a professor at the School for International Training in Vermont, USA.
Andy is currently working with the Graduate School of Education at Anaheim University, which is based in California, USA. From 2015 to 2016, he served as the 50th President of the TESOL International Association, and he is currently serving (2016-2017) as the Association’s Past President.
Over the last 25 years, Andy has published more than 100 articles, book chapters and books, and been invited to present to around 25,000 teachers in 50 countries, in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East, as well as North, South and Central America. He is based in Ontario, Canada, from where he works as an independent consultant for language teaching organizations worldwide.
Registration for the conference will also open soon, and the registration fee will also include the cost of membership in ITESOL.
Dinner on October 7th will also be provided as part of the conference; however, registration should be completed by September 15th to include dinner. If you register in person, we cannot guarantee that we can provide you with dinner on the 7th.
While we do not have a conference sponsored hotel, hotels within walking distance of the conference include the Courtyard Provo, and the SpringHill Suites Provo. Less expensive options include the Provo Super 8 and Days Inn Provo.