Have a Cup and a Chat

Renew your energy with a light snack and gather with a small, casual group of colleagues to discuss a current topic of interest with a leading TESOL expert.


Teas will take place 3:00 pm–3:45 pm, Wednesday–Friday during the convention.

To Register

Teas are US$50 each. Tickets are not transferable and are only valid for the tea printed on each ticket.  Each tea topic is limited to nine attendees. A light snack is provided

Tickets to Tea With Distinguished TESOLers that are not sold in advance can be purchased on-site at the TESOL registration desk and only available to convention registrants. To order tickets, please see the registration form. 

These teas sell out quickly, so register early!

22 March
T1Susan GaerDigital Equity: How to Teach Digital Skills in a Low-tech Environment
T2Deborah ShortBuilding Academic Language with the SIOP Model
T3Chadia MansourThe Need for Open Educational Resources: Why, What, Where and How
T4Aymen ElsheikhLeadership in Language Teacher Associations
T5Kim BrownWorld Englishes and Equity in our Globalizing World
T6Phil HubbardProfessional Development in Technology for Language Teaching
T7Ethan TrinhBuilding Allyship to Support Queer Populations in and Outside of Schools: Let's Act! 
T8Eric DwyerDiversity, Equity, and Inclusion: How the Complicated TESOL World Responds
23 March
T9Irina GolubevaTrending Topics in the Field of Intercultural Language Learning
T10Tammy WikBecoming a Leader in the TESOL Field
T11Yilin SunAsset-based Pedagogical Approaches for Equity and Student Success in ELT
T12Joel FloydCritical Pedagogy in Adult ESOL Education
T13Lisa HorvathELT Materials and Driving their Development
T14Naziha AliTo Translanguage or not to Translanguage
T15Luciana de OliveiraA Functional Approach to Language Development in WIDA 2020
T16Dorothy ZemachSelf-publishing (Should You? How Can You?)
24 March
T17Joan ShinPromoting Media Literacy in ELT
T18Tom RobbReading with Technology
T19Glenda GallardoDEIA Challenges in ELT
T20Helaine MarshallIncreasing Opportunities and Advancing Equity for SLIFE
T21Hanaa KhamisProfessional Development Made Hybrid
T22Ali Osman YaylaliSupporting English Learners’ Language and Literacy Development
T23Andy CurtisApplying Reflective Practice to Leadership Development for Language Educators
T24Georgios KormpasRethinking Communities of Practice post COVID-19


If you have questions about this ticketed event, please contact TESOL Strategic Events.