organizational meetings

Room numbers marked with an asterisk (*) are in the Baltimore Convention Center. All others are located in the Hilton Baltimore.

Tuesday, 5 April

8:30 am–11:30 am        Leadership Briefing                                                    Holiday 6

8:30 am–4:00 pm          Affiliate Leaders’ Workshop                                      317*

1 pm–​3 pm                    Interest Section Leaders’ Workshop                          Holiday 6

1 pm–5 pm                    TESOL Committee Meetings                                     various

7 pm–9 pm                    Interest Section Steering Committee Meetings          Holiday 6

Wednesday, 6 April


1 pm–2:45 pm              Affiliate Editors’ Workshop                                       Ruth

2 pm–3 pm                   IS Editors’ Workshop                                                 Paca

3 pm–4 pm                   IS Community Managers’ Workshop                         Carroll

4 pm–5 pm                   Town Meeting                                                             Holiday 3

The Town Meeting will be led by TESOL President Andy Curtis and attended by the Board of Directors and the Executive Director. The meeting provides a forum for the membership to ask questions about TESOL’s professional activities and offer comments and suggestions relating to current and upcoming activities.           


Interest Section Open Meetings - Wednesday, 6 April 

5 pm–6:30 pm            

Adult Education                                                         321*

Bilingual Education                                                   316*

Elementary Education                                                318*

English as a Foreign Language                                  324*

Higher Education                                                       322*                                

International Teaching Assistants                              319*

Materials Writers                                                        323*

Secondary Schools                                                     317*                           

Teacher Education                                                      320*                                                     

6:45 pm–8:15 pm   

Applied Linguistics                                                     326*

Computer-Assisted Language Learning                     Holiday 4

                        English for Specific Purposes                                     324*

Intensive English Programs                                        321*

Intercultural Communication                                      317*

Nonnative English Speakers in TESOL                      318*

Program Administration                                              319*

Refugee Concerns                                                        323*

Second Language Writing                                           325*

Speech/Pronunciation/Listening                                  320*               

Social Responsibility                                                   322*

Video and Digital Media                                              316*

Thursday, 7 April

9:30 am–11:00 am         Affiliate Assembly                                           Key 6                  

1 pm–​2 pm                  Interest Section Assembly                                Peale

Friday, 8 April 

5 pm–6:30 pm             Annual Business Meeting                                  ​Holiday 6

This meeting is open to all attendees. Members vote on resolutions, learn about the state of the association, and observe the installation of newly elected officers of TESOL. Eligible voting members will be wearing badges encoded with the word “member” and will be seated in a designated area.