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Advance Your Profession

Advocate for What Matters Most to You and Your Profession

Amplify Your Voice

Advocacy Resources Across the Globe

TESOL’s advocacy resources focus on the causes that matter most to English language educators worldwide. Read on to learn about what our members are doing, how TESOL is making a difference, and how you can impact change. 


Advance the Field

Participate in events to take action and advocate for change. 

TESOL Advocacy Workshop - Create a customized workshop for your school, district, or other group!  
TESOL Advocacy Action Days - Join colleagues virtually 1 May and in-person 23 July to raise your voice with the U.S. Congress on issues that matter to the ELT profession, multilingual learners of English, and their families.

Advocacy Resources Across the Globe

We support you and the English language teaching field by providing tools and resources for advocacy and outreach. 

Make Contact

Advocacy Action Center

The action center is a free resource for all advocates, TESOL members and non-members alike, to find and contact their members of the United States Congress and state legislatures. Most importantly advocates can answer action alerts from TESOL to contact their members of Congress on important issues TESOL is tracking.

Position Statements

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.  

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