EEIS News provides a forum for the exchange of ideas; research; and classroom methods, materials, and practices related to English as a second or foreign language in elementary education settings worldwide.  


EEIS News is for ESOL teachers, facilitators, coaches and administrators in a wide range of elementary education settings and with varied expertise and experience. 


EEIS News has the following objectives:
  • to serve as a vehicle of communication for EFL/ESOL educators in
  • elementary education
  • to educate the public, government officials, and other educators to the need for ESOL instruction at the elementary level, to the nature of such instruction, and to the need for hiring qualified people to deliver such instruction
  • to foster recognition of ESOL as an academic discipline in elementary education
  • to advocate for the education and certification of ESOL elementary teachers
  • to encourage more programs for professional development
  • to develop and establish standards of achievement and performance of students
  • to stimulate relevant qualitative, quantitative, and mixed-methods research in the field of young ESOL learners
  • to foster action research by and for teachers in the classrooms, schools, and communities where ESOL students live and learn
  • to document the manner in which children are being educated to use English
  • to stimulate development and adaptation of appropriate materials at the elementary level
  • to serve as a platform to inform TESOL and other organizations of the concerns of ESOL in elementary education professionals and Interest Section members

Submission Guidelines

Interested in submitting an article to the EEIS News? Please read the submission guidelines.

Back Issues

Some back issues are available:
2011 to the present
2010 and earlier

If you cannot find the issue you need, please contact TESOL Publications.