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Professional Development Special Issue: July 2015
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Do-It-Yourself ELT Professional Development
by Tomiko Breland
When the PD provided by your organization just isn't cutting it, use these 10 free resources to kickstart your own personal professional development plan. Read More
5 Easy Steps for Creating an Online PLN
by Amy Pascucci
A large part of professional development in today's world is connecting; learn how to create a professional learning network online with these easy steps. Read More
Grant Writing: Show Me (How to Get) the Money!
by Barbara Gottschalk
School budgets are tighter than ever, but there is funding available! Learn how you can succeed in grant writing and help fund your classroom and school projects. Read More
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EdTech Basics: What ELT Teachers Should Know and Use
by Christel Broady
With the fast pace of developing technology, it's easy to feel disconnected and lost. What is the relevant educational technology that English language teachers need to be familiar with, and how should you be using it in your classroom, for your teaching, and with your students? Find out here. Read More
Résumé Writing: Tips for English Language Teachers
by Mary Chang

Looking to change your job or apply for a different position? Then you'd better take a look at your résumé and cover letter. Read up on what you should include and in what order, what English language teacher employers are looking for, and what mistakes to avoid. Read More

Association News
TESOL Awards: Now accepting award and grant applications and nominations. Funding for TESOL 2015 available.
TESOL Teacher of the Year 2016: Are you the next TESOL Teacher of the Year? Applications due 19 July.
TESOL Call for Research Proposals: Up to US$2,500 per award. Submit now! 
Talk to the Expert: Interview with Rosa Aronson, the executive director of TESOL International Association.
TESOL Professional Development: Take advantage of all TESOL has to offer your professional growth; sign up for one of these courses today!
  • TESOL Online Courses: Grammar 1 (Phrasal Structures) and Grammar 2 (Multiclause Structures). Both courses 13 July–9 August 2015.
  • TESOL Online Course: Teaching & Assessing Adult Learners. 12 August–22 September 2015.
  • TESOL Online Course: Teaching & Assessing Young Learners: 9 September - 20 October 2015.
  • Certificate Program: TESOL Online Leadership Development Certificate Program. 20 July - 16 August 2015.
Resources
Teaching Aids: 10 PowerPoint Tips for Teachers (Tekhnologic)
Video: NEA Video Series Showcases Teaching Strategies for ELLs (EdWeek)
Article: Practices to Welcome and Support ELLs (Edutopia)
Article: Ideas for ELLs: Celebrating the End of the School Year (The New York Times)
English Learner Toolkit: The English Learner Tool Kit is intended to help state and local education agencies in meeting their obligations to ELs. (U.S. Department of Education)

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Aviation English Instructor, CTC Aviation Training (US) Inc., Goodyear, Arizona, United States

English Instructor/Coordinator (Full Time), College of Business and Communication, Kanagawa, Japan

10 Teaching Positions, MindXplorer International Education Group, Beijing, China

Director, American Language Program, California State University, Fullerton, California, United States


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TESOL Blogs: Professional Development
Check out these TESOL Blogs on professional development:

Reimagining Résumé Writing in Adult Education

English Language Teaching in Pre-K–5: Using Twitter for PD

$5.69 Professional Development

Professional Development: Everyday Options for the Overscheduled and Underfunded

Do-It-Yourself Professional Development

Summaries of TESOL Surveys on Professional Development Needs

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