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 ESOL
  • Strengthen instruction and research in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages
  • Cooperate in appropriate ways with other groups sharing similar purpose

Recent Updates

  • Welcome to the new WAESOL Board member-at-large, Kerry Clark, and our new recording secretary, Megan Nestor.  Jeanne-Marie Wright and Nazir Sulaivany have been re-elected as members-at-large.
  • Thanks to all who attended the Annual WAESOL Conference (October 21st) and Pre-Conference Workshops (October 20th) at Highline College in Des Moines, WA.  It was a great success!
  • The vote to approve Amendments to the Constitution and Bylaws  was unanimously passed at Annual Business Meeting on October 21st.  Thank you for those who attended. 
  • New Job Listings are posted.


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