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 […]
Problem: Learning another language takes time. The ultimate paradox being that the better you get at a language, the slower you progress. Problem: The existing proficiency scales employ levels so broad that it can be particularly challenging to: 1) communicate to the learner exactly where s/he is within a level, and 2) communicate to the […]
The 2017 TESOL International Convention offered several informative sessions on the current challenges faced by international education. Themes included advocacy and program transition. Here is a brief overview I shared with my faculty post-convention.
#TESOL2017 is right around the corner! Join me for my poster session: A Beginner’s Guide to Developing and IEP Marketing Strategy. Nationwide, IEPs are faced with dynamic industry changes and the entrepreneurial siren summons us all! Don’t miss this opportunity to pick up a few new ideas. The poster presentation is rooted in practical experience. […]
This year at #TESOL17, I’m thrilled to be hosting a panel presentation geared for those in new(er) administrative roles. I’ll be joined by my colleagues Kathy Larson from DuPaul, Rachel Kraut out of Rice University, Colin Large at Boston University, Elisa Hunt at Southern Illinois University, Carbondale, and Fred Griffiths at Oklahoma State University. This […]
The #NAFSA16 sustainable practices for IEPs poster fair was a great success! While my poster presentation focused on integrating graduate teaching assistants into a CEA accredited IEP, discussion with colleagues quickly revealed that the model is transferable to new teacher on-boarding and ongoing support – regardless of whether the individual is a MATESL TA or […]
NAFSA 2016 is around the corner in Denver, CO. Join me at the IEP poster fair on June 1, when I’ll be sharing the administrative side of integrating Graduate Teaching Assistants into an accredited Intensive English Program. The Intensive English Institute began 50 years ago as a teaching laboratory for MATESL students. While the program […]