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Affiliate News: February 2010

Affiliate News (February 2009) Announcements: 2009 TESOL Convention and Exhibit

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2009 TESOL Convention and Exhibit

March 26-28, 2009, Denver, Colorado

Gertrude Tinker Sachs, 2009 Convention Program Chair

Growing numbers of students, rising expectations, fewer resources. . . . In challenging times, your professional development needs are more important than ever. Join your colleagues worldwide at the 2009 TESOL Convention and Exhibit to climb uncharted mountains and forge new pathways in TESOL, March 26-28, in the Mile High City: Denver, Colorado! Here are just a few reasons why you will want to attend the 43rd Annual TESOL Convention and Exhibit.

  1. Develop new professional and career skills

    With around 1,000 educational programs offered, you can select the professional growth and career opportunities that best meet your needs. To see the complete line-up of convention sessions, pre- and postconvention institutes, and other convention programs at TESOL 2009, visit TESOL’s Web site at, under “Convention.”
  2. Connect with TESOL experts

    More than 6,000 professionals attend TESOL’s annual convention. You will be able to meet practitioners who have specialized experience in various areas of English language teaching. Several informal networking opportunities are available to help you connect with the people you want to meet.
  3. Expand your professional knowledge

    In addition to the formal classroom and workshop sessions held at the convention, you have access to a plethora of knowledge resources:
      • Plenary sessions featuring Allan Luke, Glynda Hull, Jack Richards, Janet Zadina, Andy Hargreaves, TESOL President Shelley Wong
      • Computer-Assisted Language Learning (CALL) Electronic Village, featuring demonstrations of instructional software and Internet applications that can be used to facilitate English language learning
      • Job MarketPlace, providing opportunities to interview for positions and get information about current marketable skills
      • Exhibition Hall with more than 150 exhibitors presenting the latest books, instructional materials, and programs in English language teaching.
  4. Delight in all that is Denver

    Denver is a vibrant city with 300 days of annual sunshine, year-round adventure, and the breathtaking Rocky Mountains in its backyard.
    Want more information? For complete information about TESOL 2009 visit

I look forward to seeing you in Denver.