Convention Benefits for TESOL Affiliates

Complimentary Convention Registration

Each affiliate in good standing with TESOL has one complimentary registration access code to allow one affiliate Leader to attend the TESOL Annual Convention & English Language Expo. The access code will be distributed in October. This individual must
  • Be a TESOL International Association member
  • Represent the affiliate as a delegate at the Affiliate Assembly 
  • Be in a leadership position within the affiliate 

Affiliate Booth

At each annual convention, TESOL provides affiliates with the opportunity to promote their association to the TESOL community at the affiliate booth. Thousands of TESOL professionals attend the convention every year, and the affiliate booth provides them with the opportunity to find out more about your association and its activities, conferences, and publications. Bring your brochures, banners, and samples of your periodicals to show off your accomplishments to your colleagues. Sign up opens in January.

Affiliate Sessions

Affiliate Leaders' Workshop: A full day workshop focused on best practices of running an ELT association.

Affiliate Editors' Workshop: A two hour, peer-led workshop focused on techniques and processes for developing informative and useful affiliate publications.

Affiliate Colloquium: A panel session organized by the Affiliate Leadership Council.

 Best of Affiliate Sessions: Eight sessions are reserved in the program of the convention for Affiliates to showcase the ‘Best of’ professional learning and research presented at affiliate conferences.

Affiliate Assembly: The official business meeting for affiliates of TESOL International Association. Affiliates are required to send a delegate to the meeting every two years. The assembly focuses on the relationship between TESOL and the affiliates.