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Conference Program Now Available

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 advSmiling treeance 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 Now Open: AZTESOL 2017 State Conference

AZTESOL 2017 LogoRegistration 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.

2016 State Conference Photos Now Online

30796980266_a47d659949_mTo see photos from our recent AZTESOL State Conference in Yuma, go to the Past Conferences page on this website and click on the first link under the picture. (The link will take you to our external Flickr site where we store all AZTESOL photos.) AZTESOL would like to extend a special thanks to board member Lutfi Hussein for taking most of the photos!

Poster contest winner for 2016 State conference theme

AZT2016 contest winner detailCongratulations to Aileen Angulo, a student in the SEI II class at Kofa High School in Yuma, for her winning entry in AZTESOL’s contest to design a poster based on the theme of this year’s state conference, “Literacy Across Ages and Languages.” Click here to see Aileen’s complete poster. Runner-up entries were submitted by Yulissa Aldana, Monica Guzman, Edwin Macias, Manuel Manriquez, and Arletter Franco, all students at Kofa High School (in the Yuma Union High School District). Thanks to Kofa High principal Michael Sharp for encouraging participation in this contest with AZTESOL.