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  • teacher wellness quiz

    Which Teacher Wellness PD Is Right for You? [QUIZ]

    • Nov 28, 2022

    Educator wellness professional development can help you create a new reality. The question is: Which teacher wellness PD is right for you?

  • hand holding a lightbulb

    Exploring Creativity in TESOL Professional Learning

    • Sep 5, 2022
    • Laura Baecher

    How do you define creativity? Is it some level of imagination only some of us are lucky to be born with, or is it a skill we can cultivate and strengthen?

  • winner

    4 Tips for Preparing a Winning Conference Proposal

    • Aug 1, 2022
    • Laura Baecher

    Preparing a conference proposal is a great professional development activity as it causes you to stop, look at your body of work, delve deeper into those specialized areas of practice you enjoy sharing, and push yourself out of your comfort zone.

  • laughing crowd

    TESOL 2022: Inspiring and Empowering ELT Professionals

    • Jul 4, 2022

    On March 22, 2022, the 2022 Hybrid TESOL International Convention & English Language Expo opened in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA—and online.

  • professional development goals

    Ongoing Professional Development – A Better Way

    • Jun 20, 2022
    • Lisa Sheehan

    Professional development (PD) is one of the most important things that a principal oversees because a school’s success relies on instructional practices.

  • mentoring

    4 Steps to Create a Circle of Mentors

    • Jun 13, 2022
    • Laura Baecher

    Mentoring programs particularly benefit minoritized employees and women.

  • micro credentials

    Micro is Mighty: Can Micro-Credentialing Work for You?

    • May 2, 2022
    • Laura Baecher

    Micro-credentialing was popular before COVID-19 because of its flexible, online approach, which made professional learning more accessible, affordable, and individualized for working educators.

  • young female English language teacher

    TESOL Board Connect: Embracing Your Passion

    • Apr 25, 2022

    I would say that I first fell in love with the English language, and years later, with teaching.

  • green road sign

    TESOL Board Connect: The Different Paths to Leadership

    • Feb 28, 2022
    • Grazzia María Mendoza Chirinos

    One may think the leadership path is a one-way street; however, we have all experienced the path to leadership in different ways.

  • job applicant having interview

    Best Practices for Conducting Teacher Interviews

    • Feb 21, 2022
    • Lisa Sheehan

    Conducting teacher interviews is one of the most important tasks a principal has. The hiring decisions you make impact everyone: the faculty, the students, and their families.

  • global reach

    TESOL Board Connect: A Professional Background in TESOL is a Passport to the Best Jobs in the World!

    • Jan 24, 2022
    • Debra Suarez

    There are many reasons why TESOL professionals may wish to seek opportunities in addition to the traditional classroom setting.

  • young students in a library

    Alternative Modes of Publication for Novice Researchers

    • Jan 10, 2022
    • Ali Shehadeh

    Alternative modes of publication that are practitioner-oriented and suited to novice researchers in the fields of AL and TESOL to disseminate knowledge.

  • social media networking

    Building Your Online Community of Practice With Social Media

    • Nov 22, 2021
    • Laura Baecher

    Now that we do so much remotely, we know that wherever we are in the world, we are part of an incredibly vast, diverse, and energized community of TESOL educators—but how do we find and then interact with each other?

  • professional development networking

    TESOL Board Connect: DIY TESOL Professional Development

    • Oct 18, 2021
    • Tamara Jones

    “If you ever feel like you have learned all there is about good teaching, it’s time to get out of the profession.” This mantra was often repeated by a former supervisor, and it’s stuck with me over my 25+ years of working in the TESOL field.

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    9 Approaches to Rebooting the Educator Résumé

    • Oct 11, 2021
    • Laura Baecher

    When was the last time you updated your résumé? At whatever stage of career we are in the TESOL field, reviewing and reflecting on our résumé can be incredibly helpful.

  • Hispanic male teacher in his classroom

    6 Tips for Successful Continuous Professional Development

    • Sep 27, 2021
    • Jaber Kamali

    Training and development seem to be the two most intertwined terms in the field of teacher education.

  • Why Use the Term “Professional Development” and not “Training”?

    • Aug 30, 2021
    • Laura Baecher

    This article defines why we specifically use the term “professional development” rather than “training” for this blog.

  • Support Pronoun Disclosure When Students Are Ready

    • Aug 16, 2021
    • Wiley Education Services

    In the higher ed community, we understand the importance of showing each student that we value and accept them.

  • Designing an Interactive CV as Professional Reflection

    • Jul 26, 2021
    • Laura Baecher

    When was the last time you took a really careful look at your résumé or CV?

  • Writing-Related PD Through MOOCs

    • Jul 21, 2021
    • Betsy Gilliland

    This article discusses one form of online professional development: MOOCs.