WAESOL, the Washington state affiliate of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), is a professional, non-profit organization whose purposes are to:

  • Promote scholarship
  • Disseminate information related to ESL
  • Strengthen at all levels instruction and research in TESOL and dialects
  • Cooperate in appropriate ways with other groups sharing similar concerns
  • Serve members of the ESL community in the state of Washington

Recent Updates

  • WAESOL is 40!  Click HERE for information about the 40th anniversary of WAESOL and to read interviews of leaders in our profession.
  • Elections are now closed for WAESOL Board of Directors.  Results for the following positions will be posted soon.
    • President Elect – one-year term, followed by one-year term as President, and one-year term as Past-President
    • Recording Secretary
    • Assistant Treasurer
    • Four Member-at-Large positions
Photo of Mt. Rainier by Mike Drinkall