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Board, Conferences, General

Thank you!

Thank you to everyone who joined us this weekend for another successful AZTESOL State Conference. Earlier this past spring, and for the safety of our members and communities, we made the difficult decision to switch our 2020 state conference from a face-to-face conference to be held in Yuma to a fully online conference and together …

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General, Sociopolitical Concerns

Vote YES on Prop 208!

Vote YES on Prop 208! AZTESOL encourages its members to vote YES on Proposition 208, the Invest in Education Act.  A YES vote on Proposition 208 restores hundreds of millions of dollars annually in K-12 education funding to solve Arizona’s teacher-shortage crisis, lower class sizes, hire aides and counselors, and expand career and technical education.  …

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General, Sociopolitical Concerns, TESOL

TESOL, EnglishUSA, and UCIEP Oppose ICE Guidance on International English Language Program Students for Fall 2020

TESOL International Association recently issued a joint statement along with EnglishUSA and UCIEP in strong opposition to the U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement guidance that will bar many international students from studying in the United States in the fall. The United States has long been a global leader in international education and cultural exchange by providing opportunities for …

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Board, General

Vote on the Proposed Changes to the AZTESOL Constitution

The AZTESOL Board of Directors recently voted to amend the AZTESOL Constitution and By-Laws to reflect our recent decision to make membership in AZTESOL free. You can read the full text of the updated constitution here. In accordance with regulations, members have 30 days to vote to approve or disapprove any changes to the constitution. …

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Conferences, General

AZTESOL 2020 State Conference Call for Proposals Now Open!

Deadline: August 31, 2020 The Arizona affiliate of TESOL International Association (AZTESOL) invites you to submit a proposal to present at the 2020 State Conference, themed, THE POWER OF TRANSLANGUAGING: LIVING IN TWO LANGUAGES AS ONE English language educators are invited to participate in this state-wide conference, to be held at the joint campus of …

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Student Artwork: Living in two languages as one.

Students from Gadson School District created artwork for the upcoming AZTESOL state conference. The art represents each student’s interpretation of the conference theme Translanguaging: Living in Two Languages as One. Camila Fragoso, 8th Grader, Southwest Junior High School Chloe Zhen, 4th Grader, Ed Pastor Elementary School Leociry Mora, 8th Grader, Southwest Junior High School Rodrigo …

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Conferences, General

Save the Date! AZTESOL State Conference Oct. 23-24

The AZTESOL 2020 State Conference will be held on Friday, October 23 and Saturday, October 24 in Yuma, AZ at Western Arizona College and Northern Arizona University (Yuma). The conference theme is The Power of Translanguaging: Living in Two Languages as One. Call for proposals and more information coming soon. Email Alma Sandigo for details.

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Conferences, General

AZTESOL Southeast Regional Conference

AZTESOL Southeast Regional Conference Saturday, February 29th, 2020 Arizona Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (AZTESOL) is pleased to announce the Southeast Regional Conference at the University of Arizona in sunny Tucson, AZ. The keynote speaker for this regional conference is Nancy Hamadou, an ESL faculty member at Pima Community College, West Campus. The …

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