General, Sociopolitical Concerns

Listen to AZTESOL Secretary, Megan Garvy, discuss the state of Arizona dual language immersion programs on KJZZ Public Radio


AZTESOL Secretary, Megan Garvy, was invited back on air on Arizona Public Radio 91.5 KJZZ to further discuss the evolving Arizona policy in regards to dual language immersion as opposed to English only classes for multilingual students in Arizona classrooms. “Megan Karns Garvy is secretary of the Arizona Affiliate of Teachers of English to Speakers …

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Conferences, General

Join AZTESOL at the Rocky Mountain TESOL Mixer

If you’re going to the International TESOL Convention in Atlanta this March, then make sure you stop by the Rocky Mountain TESOL Mixer at the Park Bar on Wednesday, March 13 from 7-9:30pm. This will be a great opportunity to network with new and familiar faces from TESOL affiliates CoTESOL (Colorado), NMTESOL (New Mexico), and …

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Sociopolitical Concerns

Governor Ducey signs SB 1014 into law

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Governor Ducey signed SB 1014 into law in mid February granting more control to school educators in deciding how best to facilitate English Language Learners in their studies. Read the full press release here: Share this page

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Attending International TESOL? Apply for an AZTESOL Award or Grant

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Did you know that AZTESOL provides funding support for professional development in the form of grants and awards to ESL professionals and students? The Cheryl Walsh Professional Growth Awards are given each year to eligible candidates who will be attending the International TESOL Convention.  This year the convention will be held in Atlanta, Georgia from …

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AZTESOL 2018 State Conference Details

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Online registration has ended for the AZTESOL 2018 State Conference at Mesa Community College’s Red Mountain Campus on October 12-13. On-site registration will be available at the door on both Friday and Saturday. Conference Program The online program for this year’s AZTESOL State Conference, held October 12-13 at Mesa Community College Red Mountain Campus, is available …

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AZTESOL Supports State Senate Bills

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AZTESOL has released a position statement in support of state legislative bills HB 2281 and HB 2435, which would allow English learners to spend two hours of their school day focusing on learning English and enroll in dual language programs. Despite passing nearly unanimously in the House and receiving bipartisan support from the entire Senate Education Committee, …

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