The complete program of the AZTESOL 2017 State Conference is now available. Click here to see the program and then select File → Download as… → PDF Document (.pdf) to copy the program to your laptop, tablet, or smartphone. Then take your device with you to the conference, and you won’t need to carry or flip through the print version. In addition to saving a tree, you can also save time by selecting in advance the sessions you plan to attend instead of scrambling at the last minute on conference day to read through all of the abstracts that interest you. Just remember that the schedule is subject to revision and that all changes, cancellations, and additions will be announced at the conference Welcome on the morning of Saturday, October 21.
Registration is now open for the AZTESOL 2017 State Conference! This major educational and networking event for ESL professionals in the American Southwest will take place in Tucson, Arizona on Friday, October 20 (Roundtable discussions & one featured speaker) and Saturday, October 21 (Keynote presentation, other featured speakers, and breakout sessions). This year’s conference theme is Connect, Learn, Grow @AZTESOL and our keynote speaker will be Dr. Fred Mednick, founder of Teachers Without Borders. Other featured speakers include Michelle Doherty (Arizona Educational Foundation’s Teacher of the Year) and Amber Akapnitis (Arizona 2017 PBS Digital Innovator). Click here to go to our online registration site at https://aztesol2017.eventbrite.com where you can purchase tickets at special low early-registration prices for a limited time only. Please scroll down the first page at that site and read the FAQs for complete information. Note that the special AZTESOL discount room rate at Aloft Tucson is only available through October 6. Don’t miss out on the chance to keep up with what is happening in your field across the state of Arizona and beyond! Online registration ends shortly before midnight on Saturday, October 14.
AZTESOL has released a position statement on the recent Executive Order that restricts immigration from seven predominantly Muslim countries. You can read the full text of the statement on the Sociopolitical Issues page of our website.