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Advocacy Resources
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Learn the Issues 

TESOL International Association aims to foster respect for the profession of TESOL, for its practitioners, and for the profession's student constituency. TESOL's advocacy program addresses issues that affect the profession worldwide.

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Pursue Excellence 

TESOL is always working to improve English language teaching worldwide, and the creation of teaching and learning standards is an integral part of that goal. TESOL standards and best practices initiatives respond to a very real need of English language educators everywhere.

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TESOL's Research Agenda 

As a leading professional organization for English language teachers, learners, and researchers, TESOL is often called upon to identify research priorities for professionals in the field and for other organizations.

Position Statements

Position Statements 

To advance its goal of improving public policy and understanding as outlined in its strategic plan, TESOL takes official positions on a broad range of issues related to the field of English language teaching. 

Member Resolutions

TESOL Member Resolutions

The TESOL Board of Directors invites TESOL members to submit resolutions on emerging issues and concerns in the association and in the field of English language teaching and learning.