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TESOL Staff Office Information & Directory

TESOL International Association has a dedicated staff of 23 professionals who work at the TESOL office in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. The TESOL office is open Monday-Friday, 9 am-5 pm ET, except major U.S. holidays. To contact individual staff members, please see the TESOL Staff Directory below. 

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TESOL Staff Office

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Mailing Address

1925 Ballenger Avenue, Suite 550
Alexandria, Virginia 22314-6820 USA

Telephone

Main:  +1 703.836.0774
Fax: +1 703.836.7864 or 6447
      
Customer service, including membership and publications (Toll Free in U.S.): 888.891.0041     
Outside the US: +1 240.646.7037

Email

General information: info@tesol.org
Customer service: members@tesol.org

International Visitors ​​at the TESOL Office

TESOL welcomes international visitors to its office in Alexandria, Virginia. For more information, please visit the International Visitors Information page.

Directions

The office is located in the Old Town area of Alexandria, Virginia, and is easily accessible from major highways and public transportation.

Staff Directory

To reach a staff member by telephone, dial the main phone line, +1 703.836.0774 or direct dial 703.518.2XXX where XXX is the staff person's 3-digit extension. Each extension includes a voicemail box. 

To reach staff via email, click on the staff member's name in the directory below.

Executive Office

Christopher Powers
Executive Director
x505
Rita Buckner
Executive Assistant
x507
Rodney Brown
Office Services Administrator
x518

Conference Services

Lisa Dyson, CMP
Director of Conference Services
x515
Srisucha McCabe
Professional Development Manager 
  x514 
Rodney Brown
Conference Services Coordinator
x518
Convention Services conventions@tesol.org
Convention Exhibits exhibits@tesol.org
Job MarketPlace, Recruiter Info jmp@tesol.org

Finance & Administration

Jim Trope
Director of Finance
                              x504
Jaime Mattos
IT and Data Analytical Manager
  x529 
Pat Harris  
Sr. Accountant

x503

Membership & Strategic Communications

John Segota, MPS, CAE
Associate Executive Director
   x513
Valerie Novick
Senior Membership Manager
   x532
Meghan Moran
Senior Marketing Manager
 
x517
David Cutler
Policy & Communications Manager
  x536
Nancy Flores
Membership Coordinator

x500
Alana Natke
Marketing Coordinator
  x506
Advocacy Issues advocacy@tesol.org
 
Affiliates
affiliates@tesol.org
 
Awards Program awards@tesol.org  
General Information info@tesol.org  
Membership Services members@tesol.org  
Career Development careers@tesol.org  
TESOL Connections tesolconnections@tesol.org
Press Inquiries  press@tesol.org
 
For Advertisers
advertise@tesol.org

Professional Learning & Research

Heidi Faust
Director of Professional Learning & Research 
x516
Michelle Kim
Professional Learning Coordinator

X527
Professional Learning
​learn@tesol.org  
Research research@tesol.org  
TESOL Resource Center trc@tesol.org
TESOL Core Certificate Program corecertificate@tesol.org
TESOL Certificate: Advanced Practitioner  practitioner@tesol.org  
TESOL Standards standards@tesol.org   

Publishing & Product Development

Myrna Jacobs, CAE
Director of Publishing and Product Development
x525
Kari Dalton
Publishing Assistant
x528
Publication Orders tesolpubs@brightkey.net
TESOL Connections tesolconnections@tesol.org
TESOL Quarterly tq@tesol.org
TESOL Journal tj@tesol.org

Directions to the TESOL Staff Office

TESOL's office is located minutes from DC's Reagan National Airport and Capitol Hill. It is also a 10-minute walk from the King Street–Old Town Metro Station.

Driving from Reagan National Airport

  • Take the George Washington Parkway south toward Alexandria
  • As you enter Alexandria, the parkway becomes North Washington Street. (After crossing King Street, North Washington Street becomes South Washington Street)
  • After crossing King Street, follow South Washington Street for 2 blocks
  • Turn right on Duke Street. Go 0.8 miles
  • Turn left on John Carlyle Street. Follow John Carlyle Street through one roundabout (circle)
  • Turn right on Ballenger Avenue 
TESOL's office is located in the red brick building on the right side of the street. TESOL is in Suite 550 on the fifth floor, accessible from the lobby entrance on Ballenger Avenue.

Parking: The parking garage for the building is also on the right, immediately past a storefront with an orange awning. Guest parking is available for a fee. Take the office elevator to the 5th floor. There is very limited metered street parking in the area.

Using the Metro

Take the blue or yellow metro line to the King Street–Old Town Metro Station. The TESOL office is located approximately half a mile from the station, which is about a 10-minute walk. Taxis are also readily available.
  • After exiting the King Street–Old Town metro station, take an immediate right and walk along the sidewalk to the pedestrian tunnel under Duke Street. The tunnel exits on Dulany Street.
  • Continue on Dulany Street for two blocks.
  • Turn left on Ballenger Avenue.
  • Pass the parking garage on your left and enter at 1925 Ballenger Avenue main lobby.
  • Take the office elevator to 5th floor. The TESOL office is to your left, in Suite 550.