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Hands-On Workshops Led by Experts in the Field

Preconvention Institutes (PCIs) offer in-depth, hands-on professional development workshops designed and led by experts in the field of English language teaching and learning.

Topics are selected by the Professional Development Professional Council in response to suggestions from convention planners and past PCI participants.

The TESOL 2018 PCIs will be held Monday, 26 March, and Tuesday, 27 March.

Schedule: Monday, 26 March
Schedule: Tuesday, 27 March

Topics include

  • content-based instruction
  • teacher observation
  • assessment
  • pronunciation
  • listening
  • writing

Registration Fee

By 1 Feb 2018 

After 1 Feb 2018

After ​1 March
or On-site

Half day (4-hour PCI)




Full day (6-hour PCI)




You do not have to register for the convention to participate, but you must register for each PCI you plan to attend. 


If you have questions about the PCIs, please contact TESOL Professional Learning.