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The Meeting for English Language Professionals

Come Inspired. Leave Empowered!

Join our global community of English language professionals for the virtual TESOL 2021 Convention & English Language Expo, 24-27 March!

Through our engaging online platform, you will be able to:

  • Build your professional ELT network
  • Learn from and interact with thought-provoking keynote speakers
  • Gather research, strategies, and best practices from experts in the field
  • Visit our Virtual Expo for information on the newest ELT products and services

Questions?  Check out our FAQ page or contact TESOL Strategic Events.

Keynote Speakers

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    Clint Smith

    Opening Keynote

    Wednesday, 24 March, 07:00 PM

    Transformative Classrooms

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    Glenn Singleton

    James E. Alatis Plenary

    Thursday, 25 March, 08:00 AM

    Courageous Conversation™: Building Bridges, Not Borders

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    Cindy Mi

    Thursday Keynote

    Thursday, 25 March, 10:00 AM

    The Global Classroom: Past, Present and Future of Online Learning

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    Janet Zadina

    Friday Keynote

    Friday, 26 March, 08:00 AM

    The Pandemic Brain: Science and Strategies for Optimal Learning

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    Deborah J. Short

    Presidential Keynote

    Saturday, 27 March, 12:00 PM

    Our Extraordinary Year: Stories of Resilience and Reinvention

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From past Virtual Convention attendees…

  • Jalel Marmouri

    Jalel Marmouri

    TEFL Educator


    Thank you for preparing such a professionally rich program with brilliant presenters and distinguished keynote speakers.


  • Celita Soares

    Celita Soares

    English Teacher

    Cape Verde

    This is my first time at a TESOL convention and I simply love it. I learned so much and can't wait to share with my colleagues and implement the new methods with my classes.

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