2018 TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit

2018 TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit
Date:
6/18/2018 - 6/20/2018
Date: 18 - 20 June 2018
Pricing:
TESOL Members: US$225
Nonmembers: US$250
Location:
Hilton Alexandria Old Town
1767 King Street
Alexandria, VA 22314 United States

Registration Will Open in January 2019

 

The only event of its kind in the United States, the TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit is an unparalleled professional development opportunity for educators to learn about U.S. federal education issues and advocate for policies that support English learners and the field of English language education.  By attending the TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit, you will:

  • learn from experts and insiders about the latest federal education policy
  • enhance your leadership skills with hands-on advocacy training
  • share a powerful message with your members of Congress
  • join your colleagues from across the United States to make a difference

  

Highlights from the 2018 TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit

Top 10 Reasons to Attend According to Past Participants

Registration

  Early Rate
     (before 26 April)    
Regular Rate
      (before 10 June)     
TESOL Member  $199 $249
Nonmember $249 $299
Closing dinner (not included with registration) $20   $20
Affiliate Voucher
(See below for details)
50% Discount   50% Discount


Affiliate Voucher

 

Each U.S. based member of the TESOL Affiliate Network is eligible to receive one (1) voucher for 50% off a single registration fee. See the Affiliates tab for more details


Tentative Schedule

 

The full ss will be released in early June. The summit's tentative schedule is:

Monday 17 June: Check-in and materials pick-up: 8:00 am - 9:00 am
                            Welcome and Introductions: 9:00 am - 9:30 am 
                            Federal Policy Update: 9:30 am - 11:00 am 
                            Breakout Sessions and Lunch: 11:15 am - 1:30 pm
                            Advocacy Training: 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Tuesday 18 June: Keynote Speaker: 9:00 am - 10:00 am
                            Breakout Sessions and Lunch: 10:00 am - 1:30 pm
                            Advocacy Training: 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Wednesday 19 June
: Capitol Hill Meetings: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm 
                                 Closing Dinner: 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

As a reference, you can find the full agenda last year's TESOL Advocacy & Policy Summit here
  


Refund and Cancellation Policy

Requests for refunds must be received by 1 June 2019. A $50 processing fee will be deducted from the amount to be refunded. No refunds will be granted on site. Please e-mail refund requests to David Cutler.

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Optional Registration Items


Wednesday, 20 June 2018

 
If you would like to bring a guest to the closing dinner on 20 June, you may purchase an additional ticket for $25 when you register for the Summit. Select 'add dinner' after you select 'Register Yourself' and before proceeding to the checkout basket.
6/20/2018

For more information about TESOL Advocacy Summit, please contact David Cutler, TESOL's Policy and Communications Manager.


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