​SAVE THE DATE for next year!

2017 ARKTESOL Conference

November 6, 2017

Hot Springs Convention Center--Embassy Suites

Invited Speaker:

Susana Dutro, E.L. Achieve


The Latino Legal Voice for Civil Rights in America

Scholarship Resource Guide

for 2016-2017

Arkansas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

ESL Symposium


Feb. 24, 2017

"KimOanh Nguyen-Lam was miserable when she came to the United States from Vietnam in 1975 as a high school sophomore and could not communicate or learn. Now, her position with the U.S. Department of Education allows her to help immigrant children struggling to learn English like she was...Nguyen-Lam is program director of the Office of English Language Acquisition at the U.S. Department of Education. She is one of two featured speakers with Amy Hewett-Olatunde, the 2015-16 Minnesota Teacher of the year, who will address the ninth annual University of Arkansas ESL Symposium set for Friday, Feb. 24..."

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 ARKTESOL now offers five award  opportunities for educators and  students.  For more information  and applications please see our  Awards page.

ADE ESOL Coordinators' Conference will follow on November 7, 2017, also in Hot Springs.  Information will be posted here as it is available.

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