TESOL 2022 Virtual Convention – FAQs


When does registration open?

Registration for TESOL 2023 opened on 1 Nov and will remain open until 4 April 2023. 

How do I register? 

To start the registration process, click the “Register Now” button on the left. You will be prompted to log into your TESOL account to proceed. If you don't have a TESOL login you will need to create an account. The early registration deadline is 1 March 2023.

What is the difference between Individual Registration and Individual Virtual-Only Registration?

Individual Registration includes both in-person and virtual registration. Individual Virtual-Only Registration includes only the Virtual Convention. However all registrants will have access to the virtual platform for 30 days starting on 3 April. 

Is there registration for in-person only?

In-person registration includes access to the virtual platform for 30 days starting on 3 April at no additional cost.

I am a full-time student. Can I register at the student rate? 

Only current TESOL Student members are eligible to register at the student rate. To join TESOL as a student member, please go to www.tesol.org/join prior to starting Convention registration. Current members can change their membership type at the time of renewal by emailing members@tesol.org

Are there any scholarships to attend the Convention?

The deadline to apply for TESOL International Association awards, grants, and scholarships has passed. Typically, award applications open in August and close in early October annually. To learn more about the TESOL awards program, please visit https://www.tesol.org/enhance-your-career/tesol-awards-honors-grants 

Do you have any resources to help me justify attendance to my employer? 

Yes, you can download the TESOL Justification Toolkit to use for virtual attendance. 

Who is authorized to sell an attendee list?

TESOL makes available through its authorized vendor InFocus a list of Convention attendees. Any other companies contacting you are not authorized to rent a Convention attendee list. 

What if I don’t want my information sold?

TESOL values your privacy and only sells information of those attendees who authorized us to do so. During the registration process you were asked if TESOL could make your information available. You can change your authorization by logging back into your registration.

Virtual Convention

What will be presented virtually?

All 4 keynote presentations at TESOL In-Person Convention will be recorded and available on the virtual Convention platform. In addition, there will be more than 200 prerecorded presentations that you can access on your own time. Access for the virtual platform will be available for 30 days starting on 3 April. The list of sessions will be available in January.

Will the presentations be live or recorded? 

All sessions at Virtual Convention will be prerecorded.  Some prerecorded presentations will have scheduled live chat where you can interact with the presenters and ask questions or make comments. The full list of sessions will be available in January. 

Can we get a certificate for our presentation?

TESOL will send all presenters link to print or save your certificate. 

Will we receive a certificate of attendance?

TESOL will send all attendees a link to print or save a certificate of attendance. 

When will I get access to the Virtual Convention platform?

Registrants will have access to the Virtual Convention platform about one week before the first day of Virtual Convention. 

How long will I be able to access the sessions? 

Registrants will have at least 30 days to access the Virtual Convention platform.