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MOVING BEYOND THE NATIVE-NONNATIVE DIVIDE: MESSAGE FROM THE NNESTIS CHAIR
Lawrence Jun Zhang, University of Auckland, New Zealand
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MESSAGE FROM PAST CHAIR
Icy Lee, The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Written prior to stepping down as chair of NNEST IS. Read More

NOTES FROM THE EDITORIAL TEAM
Naashia Mohamed, Terry Doyle, Sunyung Song, and Grazzia Mendoza
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WORKING TOGETHER TO END DISCRIMINATION: PROFESSIONAL EQUITY WORKSHOP
Blanca Coma

Professional discrimination tends to be addressed exclusively by NNES teachers even though it affects everyone in the field of TESOL. To broaden the discussion, I have developed a Professional Equity workshop for NES teachers and NNES teachers. My goal is to raise awareness and foster strategic advocacy for professional equity. Read More

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NNES TEACHER IDENTITY AS PEDAGOGY AND ITS IMPLICATIONS
Pei-Chia Wanda Liao

In her study of teacher identity formation among NNES teachers, the author found that NNES teachers transformed their nonnativeness from a deficit into an asset. This example of teacher identity as pedagogy illustrates a need to emphasize and support NNES teachers as multilingual speakers and help construct their identities as pedagogical resources. Read More

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TEACHING ENGLISH TO SPEAKERS OF OTHER LANGUAGES IN THE UNITED STATES: A PERSONAL ACCOUNT OF AN NNES TEACHER
Sharon Baylosis, Prince George's County Public Schools, Laurel, MD, United States

With my sudden immersion in a native-English-speaking country, I had firsthand experience with what a non-native-speaker ESOL teacher goes through. Read More

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NNESTIS Newsletter Call for Submissions
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About the Nonnative English Speakers in TESOL Interest Section (NNESTIS)
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