WAESOL, the Washington state affiliate of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), is a professional, non-profit organization whose purposes are to:
  • Promote scholarship
  • Disseminate information related to ESOL
  • Strengthen instruction, teacher training, and research in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages

Date: Saturday, October 23, 2021; Online
Visit waesol.org for membership, conference information, and to learn more about WAESOL.

Recordings will be posted by November 1st.

Clock hours will be available for both the live conference and the recorded sessions. Please note: Clock hours can only be earned once for a particular session either during the live conference or as a recording.  
Bilingual Programs [clear filter]
Saturday, October 23

10:30am PDT

IGUAL O EQUITATIVO: Know how to strategize to accelerate learning!
Una presentación verdaderamente centrada en ejemplos prácticos para apoyar cada una de las metas dirigidas al desarrollo óptimo de la lectoescritura. Desde la expresión oral, la fonología, fonética y la decodificación; hasta la lectura con fluidez… ¡Estos centros de actividades con propósito, apoyan exitosamente cada una de estas competencias! Participants will be able to take-away great ideas to plan lessons with EQUITY using Purposeful Activity Centers, PACs, which successfully address various proficiency levels in second language development.

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Luz Roth

Co -Founder, Global Vida
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Evelyn Recinos

ELL / Bilingual Teacher, Schuyler Middle
Evelyn Recinos- Menéndez is originally from Guatemala and this is her 12th year  at Schuyler Community Schools serving students from different parts of the world.  One of her main goals is to create a diverse and equitable learning environment implementing a holistic dynamic multicultural... Read More →
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Viviana Hall

Global Dual Language Consultant & President Advisory Board, Texas A&M University, Global VIDA
Viviana Hall a native of Bogota, Colombia has more than 20 years of experience in bilingual education, and she is currently serving in the Presidential Latinx Advisory Board at Texas A&M University- Commerce. Viviana is the co-founder of Global VIDA, an organization aiming to end... Read More →

Saturday October 23, 2021 10:30am - 11:15am PDT
Mt. Spokane

11:30am PDT

The World is Your Classroom: Teach with English Language Programs
Learn how you can make a difference globally through in-person and virtual teaching projects designed by U.S. Embassies for experienced U.S. TESOL professionals. English Language Fellows, Specialists, and Virtual Educators provide English language instruction, conduct teacher training, and develop resources. Join us to hear from program staff and alumni.

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English Language Programs, U.S. Department of State

English Language Programs, U.S. Department of State
The English Language Programs is the premier opportunity for TESOL professionals to impact the way English is taught abroad. By completing projects designed by U.S. Embassies in more than 80 countries, English Language Fellows, Specialists, and Virtual Educators work closely with... Read More →

Saturday October 23, 2021 11:30am - 12:15pm PDT
Salish Sea

11:30am PDT

Bilingual Lessons for People and the Planet
Introduce environmental stewardship to elementary students while building literacy skills for dual-language learners. Engage in games, an interactive story, and data representation for academic enrichment in science, mathematics, social studies and language arts.


Jonas Cox

Gonzaga University

Saturday October 23, 2021 11:30am - 12:15pm PDT
Mt. Adams

11:30am PDT

Custom Storytelling
Can we teach a language through a personal story? _x000D_
Storying is a term defined as constructing stories in the mind and aims to making meaning. In that sense storying is relevant to all areas of curriculum, and storytelling influences the development of language in multiple ways.

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Nouf Alkhidhr

Professor of Arabic & English, Alif institute
Nouf is a professor of Arabic and TESOL. Her published work includes children's books written in Arabic. She is passionate about storytelling, language, music, charity projects, Arabic & the kind way of teaching. Author of The Arabic Kitab: 101-level Arabic textbook & a full language... Read More →

Saturday October 23, 2021 11:30am - 12:15pm PDT
Omak River
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