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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.
Advocacy Action Center >
TESOL Letters and Alerts >
TESOL Advocacy Summit >
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.
PreK–12 English Language Proficiency Standards >
Technology Standards >
TESOL/CAEP Standards for P-12 Teacher Education Programs >
Standards for Adult Education >
The Common Core State Standards and English Learners: A Resource Page >
The TESOL Guidelines for Developing EFL Professional Teaching Standards >
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.
TESOL White Papers >
Research Guidelines >
Read and Comment on TESOL's 2014 Research Agenda >
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.
This area archives resolutions passed by the TESOL Membership at the Annual Business Meetings of the membership since 1980.
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