2019 Annual Conference

Navigating New Terrain in EL Education

Adapting and navigating have become a way of life for English language professionals.  Join us as we share our experiences and strategies with this ongoing reality at the 2019 WAESOL Conference on Saturday, Oct. 26th at Renton Technical College.

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Location: Renton Technical College, in Renton, WA

We are very pleased to announce that author, researcher, and teacher, Dr. Keith Folse, will deliver our 2019 conference keynote.  Thank you to National Geographic Learning for sponsoring this year’s keynote.

Register online through October 21st:

  • $70 for WAESOL Members ($95 on-site)
  • $110 for non-members ($135 on-site)

Group Registration of 3 or more through October 18th

Visit the Registration page for more information and to register.

Schedule at a Glance for 2019 WAESOL Conference 

All day • Publishers’ Exhibits in Building I – Rogers Campus Center  

7:45 – noon • Registration/Clock Hours in Campus Center Lobby
8:00 – 9:00 am • Coffee, Morning Refreshments in Campus Center Cafeteria
8:50 – 9:00 am • Welcome to the 2018 WAESOL Conference
9:00 – 10:00 am • Keynote Address, Dr. Keith Folse, Sponsored by National Geographic Learning
10:00 – 10:30 am • Publishers’ Coffee Break in Publishers Exhibition Area
10:30 – 11:15 am • Concurrent Sessions I
11:30 – 12:15 pm • Concurrent Sessions II
12:00 – 1:15  pm • Lunch in Campus Center Cafeteria • (included w/registration)
1:00 – 1:15  pm • WAESOL Annual Business Meeting
1:30 – 2:15  pm • Concurrent Sessions III and Poster Sessions
2:15 – 2:45  pm • Publishers’ Coffee Break in Publishers’ Exhibition Area
2:45 – 3:30  pm • Concurrent Sessions IV
3:45 – 4:30  pm • Concurrent Sessions V
4:30 – 5:00 pm • Hot Hors d’oeuvres, Grants & Awards, Publishers’ Raffle

Pre-Conference Workshops on Friday afternoon, October 25, 2019.

These  half-day professional development workshops (1:00 to 4:00) are designed to provide opportunities to discuss and examine relevant topics and important issues in greater depth.

Exhibitors and publishers visit the Exhibitors’ page for more information.

Become a WAESOL member now or during registration.  As a member, in addition to discounted conference registration,  you are also eligible to apply for Grants, Awards, and Scholarships.

K-12 Clock Hours will be available for each day.

Download the 2019 WAESOL Poster to print and share.