This website uses cookies. A cookie is a small piece of code that gives your computer a unique identity, but it does not contain any information that allows us to identify you personally. For more information on how TESOL International Association uses cookies, please read our privacy policy. Most browsers automatically accept cookies, but if you prefer, you can opt out by changing your browser settings.

AEIS Newsletter Submission Guidelines

General Guidelines

The AEIS Newsletter publishes articles twice a year on resources, activities, initiatives, and issues relevant to adult ESL/EFL educators.

Articles may be submitted by anyone concerned with adult ESL/EFL or solicited by AEIS editors. The content of the AEIS Newsletter is accessible, informational, and practical. Contents may include, but are not be limited to
  • communications from AEIS leadership regarding AEIS business
  • articles on the activities of the AEIS
  • articles on projects, activities, and initiatives undertaken by AEIS members
  • announcements of AEIS sessions at TESOL conventions
  • summaries and highlights of selected AEIS sessions at the TESOL convention
  • articles or opinion pieces on priority issues and debates in the field of adult ESL/EFL, including policy issues that affect adult ESL/EFL educators
  • articles related to advocacy on behalf of adult ESL/EFL learners and professionals
  • articles and reviews of materials and resources of relevance to AEIS members
  • brief reports on research relevant to AEIS members
Submissions should
  • be submitted electronically, in Microsoft Word (.doc) or rich text (rtf) format
  • be no more than 1,750 words (not including abstract and bio)
  • include a 50-word abstract and a 30-word biographical statement
  • follow the citation style of the Publications Manual of the American Psychological Association, Seventh Edition
  • be written in clear and professional prose with headings, subheadings, lists, and bullets as appropriate
  • include electronic photos of the author(s)
All submissions will be edited for clarity, style, and length. Articles requiring revision will be returned to the author with suggestions. The author is expected to respond to the feedback and resubmit the article in a timely manner. Submission of articles does not guarantee publication. 

Graphics and Photos

  • Graphics and digital photos must
  • be .jpg, ,gif, or .tiff format
  • be at least 300 dpi resolution (higher is better)
  • include a caption, the name of each person in the photo, and, if known, the name of the photographer


The author(s) should obtain written permission from the copyright holder to reproduce graphics such as tables, figures, and photos taken from published sources, including websites.

If the author(s) take a photograph of a person, he or she should obtain a release from that person to reproduce the photograph in the newsletter. No release is necessary for photos of the author(s).

If you have any questions about permissions, please contact TESOL Publications.

How to Submit

Please send submissions via email attachment to