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 conference updates

  • Online registration is closed. You can register on-site on Saturday morning. ($120 – credit card, check or cash)
  • The full program is now available via PDF.
  • The presentations are now available for viewing including room and time information.
  • Check out our Friday, Pre-conference workshop offerings.
  • Learn about our conference keynote.
  • See more details on our Conference page.

Other updates

  • The Fall 2014 WAESOL World Quarterly is now available.
  • Nominations for new WAESOL Board members are currently being accepted until November 1, 2014. Read more HERE.
  • Read about new job announcements in our WAESOL Community forum.
  • Good news! WAESOL has been chosen as the host affiliate for 2017 TESOL Annual Convention.
  • Tri-TESOL 2015 is scheduled for next October. Click HERE for more information.
  • Follow us on Twitter @WAESOL