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Apply to be the 2021 TESOL Teacher of the Year!

by David Cutler | 05/26/2020
Are you the next TESOL Teacher of the Year? TESOL international Association is now accepting applications from exceptional English language teachers with at least three years of classroom experience.

The TESOL Teacher of the Year Award, presented by National Geographic Learning, recognizes outstanding teachers for their hard work and dedication. Applicants are evaluated by their ability to inspire students, innovate within the classroom, and their commitment to advancing English Language teaching and learning practices. Applicants are not required to be members of TESOL. 

The winner will receive: 

• US$1,000
• Free 1-year TESOL membership
• Free registration for the 2021 TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo, plus 3 nights hotel and round-trip airfare
• A session as an invited speaker at the TESOL Convention
• An invitation to the Leadership Luncheon at the TESOL Convention
• A profile and published article in TESOL Connections
• US$250 voucher for the TESOL Press Bookstore

Click here for more information and to apply to this award.