Registration Policies
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Please read all instructions and policies carefully before registering for the TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo. By completing registration for the convention, you consent to abide by the policies outlined below. Any questions about policies should be addressed to the TESOL Conference Services.


Checks, purchase orders and wire transfers are accepted as a form of payment. Payment must be received or postmarked by 2 March 2020. TESOL reserves the right to cancel registration if payment is not received/postmarked by 2 March 2020. 


Refunds are not issued on site. You must request a refund in writing, and it must be received by 3 February 2020. A $50 processing fee will be deducted from your refund. 

Fees for the following are nonrefundable:

  • Preconvention Institutes (PCIs)
  • PreK-12 Day
  • ELT Leadership Management Certificate Program
  • Educational Site Visits
  • Tea with Distinguished TESOLers
  • Research Mentoring Workshop for Novice Researchers
  • Master's Student Forum
  • Doctoral Research Forum
  • The 6 Principles for Exemplary Teaching of English Learners® workshop
  • Supporting English Learners with Exceptional Needs workshop
  • TESOL Membership dues
  • T-shirts
  • Electronic Village Pass
  • Printed Program Book

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TESOL reserves the right to cancel any events because of low registration or events beyond TESOL's control. In the unlikely event of cancellation, registrants will be notified and offered the option to switch to a different event or receive a full refund.

Consent to Use of Recorded Images and Audio

By registering, attending, or participating in meetings and other activities sponsored by TESOL International Association, you agree to allow TESOL International Association to record, reproduce, and distribute your image or voice in photographs, videotapes, audiotapes, and any other methods of reproduction now and in the future.