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Empowering TESOL Communities Through Collaboration

  • Date: 11 July 2018
  • Location: Tegucigalpa, Honduras
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This TESOL Academy is designed to meet the needs of a diverse attendee audience at the HELTA conference, including English language educators from both K-12 and higher education contexts. The themes listed below will include the latest in current classroom practices and theories, and will focus on grammar methodologies and CALL in different learner settings, as well as teachers in action research.


11–12 July 2018
This event will precede the 4th Annual HELTA Honduras Conference which will take place 13–14 July 2018. 


Universidad Technologica Centroamericana (UNITEC) Boulevard Kennedy, zona Jacaleapa Tegucigalpa, Honduras

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Program Overview

Through interaction with leading international experts, you will engage in peer-to-peer networking and knowledge-sharing. This academy will provide you with practical, research-based ideas, strategies, and tools to help you improve your ELT work. Themes include

  • Workshop 1: K-12 Methodology
  • Workshop 2: Teachers in Action Research
  • Workshop 3: CALL in Various Scenarios
  • Workshop 4: Grammar: Theories & Methodologies

Who Should Attend?

ESL and EFL teachers from K–12 and higher education

Presenters & Sessions

Holly Hansen-Thomas

K-12 Methodology
Holly Hansen-Thomas, Professor, Texas Woman's University, United States


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CALL in Various Scenarios
Susan Gaer, Professor Emeritus, Santa Ana College, California, United States

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Gabriel Díaz Maggioli, Professor, National Teacher Education College, Montevideo, Uruguay

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Teachers in Action Research
Kia McDaniel, ESOL Supervisor, Prince George's County Public Schools, Maryland, United States


11 July 2018

9:00–10:30 Check-In
10:30–12:00 Opening Ceremony & Keynote
12:00–13:00 Lunch
13:00–17:00 Workshops (4 hours)

12 July 2018

9:00–11:00 Workshops (2 hours)
11:00–12:00 Lunch
12:00–16:00 Workshops (4 hours)
16:00–17:00 Closing Ceremony


​Register for the TESOL Academy through HELTA Honduras here. Registration Fee: US$15


Please contact TESOL Professional Learning.