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TESOL Academy 2013: Bethel University, St. Paul, Minnesota


21-22 June 2013


Bethel University
St. Paul, Minnesota, USA

Why Should I Attend?

The TESOL Academy 2013 supports your professional development needs:
  • Spend 10 dynamic hours in one area of concentrated study with a top leader in the field.
  • Network and share your work with colleagues from around the United States.
  • Gain practical insights on how to implement the latest classroom practices.
  • Reflect on your teaching and learning.
  • Earn continuing education credits that advance your career.
  • Build valuable professional and personal relationships that will last a lifetime.


The TESOL Academy provides intensive, hands-on workshops for a wide variety of TESOL practitioners. The Academy features six 10-hour workshops focused on key issues and areas of practice in the profession, from collaborating in language classrooms to academic English for adult learners.

The Academy, which starts at noon on Friday and runs through Saturday afternoon, is held on a university campus, a perfect setting for peer-to-peer learning on a topic relevant to your needs.


Friday, 21 June

12:00 pm–1:00 pm   Check-In
1:00 pm–5:00 pm
Workshops in Session

Saturday, 22 June

9:00 am–12:00 pm   
 Workshops in Session
12:00 pm–1:30 pm
1:30 pm–4:30 pm
 Workshops in Session


Workshop sessions are held in air-conditioned buildings with traditional classroom seating. Although the weather may be warm during the academy, it is recommended that you pack a sweater. Dress is casual.

Registration Information

Register online to guarantee your first workshop selection. Each workshop is limited to the first 35 participants and is filled on a first-come, first-served basis. Registration fees include materials, refreshments, certificate of attendance, and the opportunity to earn continuing education credit.

Join TESOL when you register and receive the TESOL member price for the Academy registration and other member benefits throughout the year.


Registration fees include materials, refreshments, and a certificate of attendance.

 Early Registration
(24 May 2013) 
(After 24 May 2013)
TESOL Member  US$225

  • Register Online
  • By Mail: Please mail the completed registration form with payment (check, money order, credit card information) to TESOL.
  • By Fax: Please fax the completed registration form with payment (check, money order, credit card information) to TESOL at +1 703.836.7864
  • To receive the early discount rate, your registration must be postmarked no later than 24 May 2013.


Group discount: Register five participants from the same institution or employer at the early discount or regular rate and the sixth registrant from the same location attends for free. Registrations must be submitted together and paid in full. Purchase orders are acceptable.

Current MinneTESOL members: Please contact TESOL Education Programs to find out how you can register at the TESOL member price.

Continuing Education Units (CEUs)

CEUs for attending a TESOL Academy are offered through a select university. Please note that the institution granting CEUs charges a fee. Applications and instructions for receiving CEUs will be included with your confirmation materials.

Special Services

If you require special services, please notify TESOL Education Programs when you register and every effort will be made to accommodate you.

Registration Terms and Conditions

Registrations are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. Seating in each workshop is limited to the first 35 participants.

Payment for all purchase orders must be received in full before the academy start date. Participants registering with a purchase order should follow up with their employers to ensure timely payment.

To receive the early discount rate, your registration must be postmarked no later than 24 May 2013.

Refund Policy
Requests for refunds of registration and fees must be received before 7 June 2013. For requests received through 7 June 2013, a $75 processing fee will be deducted from the refunded amount. No refunds will be granted for requests received after 7 June 2013.

Program Cancellation

TESOL reserves the right to cancel any workshop because of low registration or events not within TESOL’s control. In the unlikely event of cancellation, registrants will be notified and offered the option to attend a different workshop or receive a full refund.

TESOL reserves the right to substitute workshop presenters in the unlikely event that presenters listed in this brochure cannot conduct their workshops. Substitution of workshop presenters is not a cause for refund.


For accommodation options, please refer to Bethel University’s web site.  

If you have any questions about this program, please contact TESOL Education Programs.