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TESOL International Association Appoints New Director of Advocacy and Public Policy

by Juliet Mason | 05/26/2022
TESOL International Association is pleased to announce the appointment of Jeff Hutcheson as TESOL’s new director of advocacy and public policy. In his new role, Hutcheson will work closely with TESOL’s members and affiliates to ensure its diverse voices are amplified and its interests served at all levels – locally, federally, and globally.

“Serving the members of TESOL, a truly global representation, is an honor, and I look forward to working with such diverse and dedicated professionals on the advocacy and public policy opportunities before us, no matter the level or the borders,” said Hutcheson, who began his work with TESOL on May 23. He can be contacted at

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