Welcome To ORTESOL!
ORTESOL is an affiliate of TESOL and was founded in 1977. We serve teachers, administrators, researchers, and students of the ESL profession in the state of Oregon.
Our Mission Statement
ORTESOL is a not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to promote
scholarship, disseminate information, strengthen instruction and
research at all levels in the teaching of English to speakers of other
languages, and to cooperate in appropriate ways with other groups having
2018 ORTESOL fall conference
"Navigating Change in TESOL"
ORTESOL is excited to announce details of this year's fall conference. The two day event will be held at Clackamas Community College on November 16th and 17th.
This year’s theme highlights the need for ESOL professionals to explore how changing learner demographics, employment trends, skills, and teaching strategies create new opportunities for transforming our teaching practice in ways that are relevant, innovative, and adaptable to different contexts.
Click on Upcoming Events to learn more about the conference theme strands and to register.
Call for Proposals!
TESOL international convention 2023
International TESOL will be coming to Portland in 2023!
The event will take place 21-24 March 2023 hosted by ORTESOL.
Serve with ORTESOL
If you are interested in helping ORTESOL, we are looking to fill five open board positions.
More details about these opportunities:Join the ORTESOL Board