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 Spring Workshop
Master Class: Deep Dive Into Hands-on Practice
By popular demand, this year's spring workshop focuses on practical, hands-on workshops! Sessions will deal with specific strategies, techniques, and activities that take the teaching and learning process deeper and tackle common difficulties.
This year's workshop will take place at Mt. Hood Community College.
BC TEAL 50th Annual Conference
BC TEAL, a sister organization of ORTESOL, is holding its 50th Annual Conference May 3 to 5, 2018 at the University of British Columbia Vantage College.
On Thursday, May 3, BC TEAL will be co-hosting the 2018 TESOL International Symposium, with the theme of “The Global Citizen & New Technologies”.
Registration for both events is now open.
james nattinger travel grant tesol 2018
Congratulations to our James Nattinger Travel Grant recipients for the 2018 TESOL Convention!The grant was awarded to Christopher Ervin (Coordinator, Undergrad Research and Writing Studio, Oregon State University) and Brooke Kaye (ELL Tutor, Undergraduate Research and Writing Studio, Oregon State University).
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