TESOL CHILE 2013: Heading North with TEFL in Chile


TESOL CHILE 2013: Heading North with TEFL in Chile

Source: http://tesolchile.cl/welcome/

Dear TESOLers,

We are pleased to announce that our 2013 TESOL Chile conference “Heading North with TEFL in Chile” will be held in Iquique (Universidad Arturo Prat) on August 30th and 31st.

Thanks to TESOL International, our keynote speaker is Rosa Aronson, current Executive Director of TESOL International Association.

More about Rosa Aronson:

A former Fulbright exchange teacher, Dr. Aronson started her education career as an English as a foreign language (EFL) teacher in France. She holds an MA in English Linguistics from the University of Aix-en-Provence, France, and a PhD in Social Foundations of Education from the University of Virginia, in the United States.

Dr. Aronson earned the Certified Association Executive (CAE) designation from the American Society of Association Executives. She is the author of At Risk Students Defy the Odds, published by Scarecrow Press in 2001.

Dr. Aronson brings to TESOL 24 years of experience in nonprofit association management with the National Association of Secondary School Principals (NASSP), headquartered in Reston, Virginia, USA.

Her experience at NASSP includes advocacy, policy development, educational initiatives, standards, grant development, research, and program management.

Dr. Aronson’s most recent executive-level position with that association was as Senior Director for Advocacy, Alliances and Student Programs.

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Deadline: May 13th (midnight)

Questions? Email us at tesolchile@gmail.com

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Would you like to have a stand in our conference? Email us at tesolchile@gmail.com

Conference fees

- Early bird (until July 31st): Teachers – $17.000 / students – $5.000 (with valid student card or enrollment certificate)

- As of August 1st and on-site: Teachers – $17.000 / students – $8.000 (with valid student card or enrollment certificate)

- Renewing TESOL Chile members (You either attended our 2012 conference at UMCE or subscribed later): $17.000

- Stands: EFL Publishers, Bookstores and Institutions will be exhibiting their products and services on both days of the conference. Contact us if interested in a stand.

Conference registration

Purchase the conference admission in advance by electronic bank transfer or by traditional deposit at Banco Estado.

All transfers/deposits should be made to the following account:

Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, A.G.
Bank: Banco Estado
Número de Cuenta / Checking account number: 00169434662
RUT / ID Number: 65.597.500- 4

Send deposit receipt to confirm registration to tesolchile@gmail.com

Pre-registration will only be valid if conference fee has been paid and confirmed by TESOL Chile.

Conference program

We will be publishing the conference program in June. The final version will be available before the conference.

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About profesorbaker

Thomas Baker is the Past-President of TESOL Chile (2010-2011). He is the Coordinator of the English Department at Colegio Internacional SEK in Santiago, Chile. He is the Co-Founder and Co-Organiser of EdCamp Santiago 2012 & Edcamp Chile 2013, free, participant-driven, democratic, conversation based professional development for teachers, by teachers. EdCamp Santiago 2012 was held at Universidad Mayor in Santiago. Edcamp Chile 2013 was held at Universidad UCINF. Thomas is also a member of the Advisory Board for the International Higher Education Teaching and Learning Association (HETL), where he also serves as a reviewer and as the HETL Ambassador for Chile. Thomas enjoys writing about a wide variety of topics. Thus far, he has written the following genres: romance, historical fiction, autobiographical, sports history/biography, and English Language Teaching. He has published a total of sixty one (61) books, all available on Amazon http://amzn.to/Qxmoec . The source and inspiration for his writing comes from his family, his wife Gabriela, and his son, Thomas Jerome Baker, Jr.
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