Students & First-Timers
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Welcome, Students & First-Timers!

Take advantage of the following resources to help you navigate the convention and get the most out of your experience! 

Reception for First-Time Attendees

Tuesday, 31 March (3:30 pm-5:00 pm)

  • Hear from TESOL volunteer leadership and staff. Ask questions directly to TESOL’s president and executive director.
  • Meet the TESOL Ambassadors, veteran members of TESOL, and listen to their helpful suggestions on how to navigate the convention and the many benefits of the association.
  • Connect with other attendees and share your thoughts about TESOL and the international convention.
  • Win something! A drawing will be held at the end of the reception for some special TESOL prizes.

This is a free event open to all first-time convention attendees. No additional registration is required to attend the reception.

Reception for Emerging Professionals

Tuesday, 31 March

Please join your fellow emerging professionals for a networking reception following the opening keynote from 7:15 pm - 8:15 pm. 


If you have any questions about the TESOL 2020 Convention, please contact TESOL conference Services.