What's in it for the Supervisor?

Use the table below to explain how the investment in the Convention will benefit your employer and your colleagues.  

Download the table as a fillable PDF

Benefits of Attending TESOL

Employer Needs?


New knowledge, training, enhanced expertise

New knowledge or training to share with colleagues

Team-building (if sending a group)

Learning about new technology and tools

Learning new workplace processes

Learning about the latest research

Exposure to useful new products and services (Expo Hall)

It might help to write out your answers before you talk to your supervisor. You should be able to answer all their questions. Their decision will likely depend on the information you provide and how well you sell the benefits of attending the Convention. Good luck!