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TESOL International Association Announces New Executive Director

by Barry Pilson | 03/28/2017
The Board of Directors of TESOL International Association is pleased to announce that Chris Powers has been selected as TESOL’s new Executive Director effective May 2017. Current Executive Director, Rosa Aronson is retiring after seven years of service to the organization. 

Powers brings 20 years of diverse experience in international education to TESOL International Association. In his role as Director of the Education Abroad Programs Division at the Institute of International Education (IIE), Chris has overseen a complex portfolio of international education programs that support language education from kindergarten through graduate school and activities that span 37 different countries.

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