Maximizing Your Professional Development Through TESOL*
TESOL Conference 2007


Pam Williams, Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Inc., Alexandria, Virginia, USA

Christine Coombe, Dubai Men’s College, Dubai, United Arab Emirates

Mary Lou McCloskey, Atlanta, Georgia, USA

Claire Bradin Siskin, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA


Many equate TESOL with its convention. However, membership in the organization provides educators with a wide and varied range of professional development offerings. Your professional development in TESOL can be maximized through participation in Symposia, Academies, online courses, Web-based resources, and publishing opportunities.

Session overview:

I. Benefits of membership
II. Professional Development Committee Offerings
III. Leadership Development Certificate Program
IV. Publications
V. Discussion/Questions


How to Join TESOL:
Frequently Asked Questions About TESOL Membership:
Interest Sections:
TESOL Resource Center:
Career Center:
Position Statements:
2007 Leadership Development Certificate Program:
TESOL Online Education Program:
Professional Development Standing Committee:


For more information: TESOL Education Programs Department
Phone: +1-703-836-0774

Board-sponsored session at the 1007 TESOL Conference held in Seattle

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Last modified: March 17, 2007