#TESOL2018 Presentation – After the Restructure: Leadership Skills for Survivors

This year at #TESOL18, I’m will be co-presenting a practice-oriented session for IEP administrators leading change. Joining me is Britt Johnson from the University of Oregon’s American English Institute. Early risers can join us Wednesday, March 28, 2018 from 7:00 AM to 7:45 AM in room N227a (McCormick Place, Lakeside Center) Abstract: Increasingly, program administrators […]

#TESOL Administrator Knowledge Base

Every once in awhile, a recurrent theme emerges from the discussions happening in the various spheres of my professional life. In the past week, the issue of transitioning from teacher to administrator/leader has surfaced both in casual conversation among peers and in the online TESOL community. The local conversation focused on fostering and building on […]

Hysteresis In Action

With industry disruption comes inevitable change. For our program, this has led to a transition and reorganization. Regardless of context, the effects of organizational downsizing force the redistribution of workload. The upside of this situation is cross-training and the opportunity to learn new skills, making employees more marketable in the long run. A few of […]