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March 09, 2007

Industry Events- 30th Annual Sunshine State TESOL Conference

Hello Readers,

Are you planning on being in the Sunshine State mid-may? If so, head down to West Palm Beach, Florida, for the 30th Annual Sunshine State TESOL Conference that runs this May 9th-12th. This year's theme is "Soaring Together Towards Success." The main speakers include:

...Drs. David and Yvonne Freeman (authors of a variety of books, including: Dual Language Essentials for Teachers and Administrators and Teaching Reading and Writing in Spanish and English in Bilingual and Dual Language Classrooms) and Dr. Jim Cummins (another ESL expert/author whose books include: Language, Power, and Pedagogy: Bilingual Children in the Crossfire (Bilingual Education and Bilingualism) and Multilingual Education in Practice: Using Diversity as a Resource).

The information about the conference is as follows:

Proposal Deadline: January 31, 2007
Preregistration Deadline: April 1, 2007

Conference Chair: Roger Thompson rthompso@english.ufl.edu
Program Chair: Ann Jackman jackmana@palmbeach.k12.fl.us
Registration: Charlotte Kelso sunshine_tesol@hotmail.com
Publishers/Exhibits: Sandra Hancock shm@ufl.edu
Hotel: West Palm Beach Marriott http://marriott.com/property/propertypage/PBIMC

For more information, go to: http://www.sunshine-tesol.org/

Good luck!

Carol Rueckert
Writer, ESL Lesson Plan
E-mail: crueckert@eslemployment.com
Blog: www.esl-lesson-plan.com

"I hear, and I forget. I see, and I remember. I do, and I understand." - Chinese Proverb

*For the COMPLETE list of Industry Events mentioned on ESL-Lesson-Plan, click HERE!

About the author of this entry:
Carol, a native English-speaker who hails from the small town of St. Joseph in Minnesota, USA, and lived and worked in China for more than 7 years. During that time, she worked with students that range in age from three to more than sixty years old. She worked in universities, private language schools, grade schools, international schools, as well as private tutoring. Besides teaching, she also worked as a head teacher, an education manager, and a material development manager. In addition to working on this newsletter, she currently writes a monthly column for Time Out Beijing. Carol is also currently working on her MA in TESOL at the Oxford Brookes University in England. Look for her posts on the ESL-Jobs-Forum discussion boards!

Posted by crueckert at March 9, 2007 06:24 AM

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