21 August 2015


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Executive Board

MinneTESOL Executive Board 2015 Executive Board Members MinneTESOL 2015 Executive Board: (back row) Amy Hewett Olatunde, (middle row, L-R) Kristin Klas, Crystal Rose, Patsy Vinogradov, Jen Vanek; (front row) Catherine Clements, Suzanne…
21 August 2015


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Fall Conference Technology FAQs

MinneTESOL Fall Conference Presenter Technology FAQs Q:  Will computers be provided by the conference or by the presenter? A:   Presenters are asked to bring their own laptops.  We recommend bringing back-up files of your presentation materials on a flash drive as well. Q:  Will LCD…
21 August 2015


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WIDA sessions at the 2011 MinneTESOL Fall Conference

What is WIDA? WIDA supports academic language development and academic achievement for linguistically diverse students through high quality standards, assessments, research, and professional development for educators. The WIDA Consortium is a non-profit cooperative group whose purpose is to develop standards and assessments…
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Susan Armington

Susan Armington ( B.A.Brown University; M.S. Linguistics/TESL,Cornell University) taught ESL for 10 years at Cornell University and the University of Minnesota, and 2 years at the National University of Tsukuba in…
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Keynote Speaker Mary Lou McCloskey

Mary Lou McCloskey, 2002-2003 President of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL), is Director of Teacher Education and Curriculum Development for Educo in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. She received her…
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Jeff Zwiers

Jeff Zwiers, Keynote Speaker Dr. Zwiers teaches at Stanford University, has worked for many years as a mentor in urban school settings, and trains teachers to facilitate professional learning teams that use a collaborative…
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Friday Night Speaker Aamera Siddiqui

Aamera Siddiqui was born to South Asian parents, In Dar-es-salaam, Tanzania. By the time she was 13 years old, she had resided in 4 different countries and three separate continents. Her experiences with and exposure to numerous cultures, languages, religions and political conflicts have…
21 August 2015


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Alumni Gatherings

Alumni gatherings are open to all conference participants!  They provide an opportunity for connecting with former classmates, networking, and meeting new friends.  If your school is not listed below, you can start your own gathering in The University Hotel Lounge or at a nearby…
21 August 2015


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2011 Fall Pre-Conference Workshops

These 2.5 hour workshops take place on Friday, November 4, 2:30-5:00 p.m. They are a great form of professional development.  Pre-Conference Workshop registration is completely optional, and is NOT included with basic Conference registration (above) — sign up for Pre-Conference Workshops in addition to…