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

  • Click HERE for information about the 40th anniversary of WAESOL.
  • The WAESOL Annual Business Meeting will be October 3rd, during the Tri-TESOL Conference at Highline College.  On the agenda will be a vote to approve the revised Constitution and Bylaws.  Here’s a link for you to review.   See you at the conference!
  • Nominations are now open for WAESOL Board of Directors! Nominations are currently being accepted for the following open positions:
    • President Elect – one-year term, followed by one-year term as President, and one-year term as Past-President
    • Recording Secretary
    • Assistant Treasurer
    • Five Member-at-Large positions
    • Click HERE for more information.
  • The Fall 2015 WAESOL World Quarterly is now available.
  • Looking for information about this year’s WAESOL Conference?  Instead of the WAESOL annual conference, we are again working with BC TEAL and ORTESOL to host the Tri-TESOL Conference at Highline College. 
  • Clock Hours will again be available for Washington State Teachers at the Tri-TESOL Conference.
  • 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