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 offering 10 scholarships to the 2015 Tri-TESOL Conference.  The deadline for all Grants, Awards, and Scholarships is September 1st.  Information about the 2015 Grants and Awards can be found HERE.
  • Looking for information about this year’s WAESOL Conference?  Instead of the WAESOL annual conference, we are again working with BCTEAL and ORTESOL to host a Tri-TESOL Conference at Highline College.
  • Tri-TESOL 2015 is scheduled for October 2-3. Click HERE for more information.
  • Clock Hours will again be available at the Tri-TESOL Conference for Washington State Teachers.
  • The Spring 2015 WAESOL World Quarterly is now available.
  • Currently accepting articles for WAESOL World Quarterly.
  • 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.
  • Follow us on Twitter @WAESOL