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Free Virtual Workshop: Tuesday, November 28, 5:00 pm-6:00 pm (Arizona MST)

Title: They Don’t Speak English?! An Introduction to Working with Newcomers Date: November 28, 5:00 pm- 6:00 pm MST (Arizona Time). Presenter: Tyler Ramey, M.Ed, Education Consultant Session description: This webinar will provide participants with practical instructional strategies and differentiation techniques to include newcomers in all lessons. Participants will explore steps to take from the …

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Statement from the AZTESOL President to the Arizona Department of Education 9/25/23

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On Monday, September 25th, AZTESOL president Dr. Francheska Figueroa spoke up at the Arizona State Board of Education meeting. She spoke against Superintendent Tom Horne’s actions and his budget request that would penalize dual-language teachers across the state. Read her full statement here, and in our upcoming Fall newsletter. Accessible version of the statement available …

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#AZTESOL2023 Social Media Badges are HERE!

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Who will you meet at #AZTESOL2023? The networking starts NOW! Share these badges on your favorite social media, use our conference hashtag #AZTESOL2023, and start getting connected with other attendees! Still need a place to stay? Discount for lodging and FREE parking at The Graduate Hotel: $179 (regularly $205) Click here for the exclusive AZTESOL …

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Free Virtual Workshop: Friday, September 29, 3:00 pm-4:00 pm (Arizona MST)

9/29 Webinar: Academic Writing Anxiety: A Deep Dive into Experience, Research, and Praxis REGISTER HERE! Session description: In this interactive workshop, we will explore the profound link between emotions and academic writing, specifically diving deep into Academic Writing Anxiety (AWA). I’ll begin by helping participants understand contemporary research on AWA, then present key research findings …

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Free Virtual Workshop September 13 @ 12:00-1:00PM

9/13 Webinar: Moving forward with social-emotional learning: Practical strategies and reflections for English teachers Session Description: In this presentation, we introduce social-emotional learning (SEL) in the context of English language teaching (ELT), explain our position for embracing and promoting SEL as a vital practice and pedagogy in ELT, and share practical examples of SEL that …

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Professional Development, Webinar

Free Virtual Workshop August 24 @ 4:00-5:00PM

8/24 Webinar: Efficient Lesson Planning with the S-K-S Model Join us for a practical professional development webinar designed to make content more accessible, engaging, and differentiated for all English learners (ELs). In our session on “Efficient Lesson Planning with the S-K-S Model,” we will use a tool that streamlines planning in under 5 minutes, freeing …

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Free Virtual Workshop July 19 @ 12-1:00PM

7/16 Webinar: Techniques and Strategies in Writing a Successful TESOL Proposal Speaker: Dr. Hilal Peker (Ph.D., University of Central Florida, 2016) is a Federal Projects Coordinator and Educational Policy Consultant at the Bureau of Federal Educational Programs of Florida Department of Education. She is also a professor of TESOL and teaches a wide variety of …

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Sociopolitical Concerns

To: State Board of Education and Superintendent Tom Horne

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Statement from AZTESOL President TO: State Board of Education and Superintendent Tom Horne FROM: Dr. Francheska Figueroa, AZTESOL President DATE: Monday, June 26 at 9:00 State Board of Education RE: Superintendent Tom Horne is threatening to pull funding from schools that allow non-proficient English speaking students take part in dual-language classes. “As the President of …

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