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TESL SK 2015 Annual Conference

Resiliency, Respect, Engagement

May 1& 2, 2015- Saskatoon, SK

 Circle Drive Alliance Church. 


Friday, May 1st: Circle Drive Alliance Church

Keynote – Dr. Yan Guo (University of Calgary)

Registration 7:30 a.m.-8:30 a.m.

Conference 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

Optional Banquet 5:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. (STF Building, Eamer Auditorium)

*12:00pm – SK TEAL AGM


Saturday, May 2nd: Circle Drive Alliance Church

Keynote: Dr. Margaret Early (UBC)

Registration 7:30 a.m. – 8:30 a.m.

Conference 8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m.


  •     2 days – $225 for non-member and $215 for member
  •     1 day – $150 for non-member and $140 for member
  •     Banquet – $35


  • Conference Registrations are open until April 5th.
  • Starting April 5th, a $40 late fee will apply to fees.
  • We also offer cancellations, less a $5.00 fee until April 15th.
  • Registration will only be accepted on-line.
  • Please contact for inquiries.

 To Register for the 2015  TESL SK Conference please click here: 

 A block of hotel rooms has been reserved at Sheraton Four Points. Please contact Group Reservations at 1-306-933-9889 and use code ECP when booking your room.

Interested in presenting? Our Call for Presenters has been extended to April 13th. Please visit for the application form.

Would you like to connect with our members at the conference? Click here to find out more.


4 Ways to Fill Your PD Needs

Grammar 1: Phrasal Structures 
2 February – 1 March 2015
Learn how to define and explain basic grammatical terms; identify grammatical structures; explain the structure of noun and verb phrases and the functions of verb tenses; and write teaching plans for grammar points. Register before 28 January.
Thank you to TESOL’s Grammar Partner, Oxford University Press.
Separating Difference from Disability with Students Learning English as an Additional Language
20 April – 17 May 2015
Explore assessment, intervention, and identification techniques effective in separating difference from disability and learn what tools and strategies are available and appropriate to use. Space is limited. Register today.

Call for Proposals Excellence in Language Instruction: Supporting Classroom Teaching & Learning
3 – 5 December 2015, National Institute of Education, SINGAPORE
Co-organized by TESOL and the National Institute of Education, this 21Ž2 day conference will feature leading experts in teacher education, classroom instruction, and international assessment. Read the Call and submit a proposal today!
TESOL Academy: Changing Classrooms, Supporting Teachers
24 April 2015, Chandigarh, India
This TESOL Academy is designed to help teachers in India and surrounding regions meet the needs of their students. The six academy workshops deal with pedagogy, assessment, technology in the classroom, and course design.
Organized in partnership with the Regional English Language Office, US Embassy, India, and the Regional Institute of English, Chandigarh, India for this TESOL Academy.
Thank you to TESOL’s Strategic Partner for both events, National Geographic Learning.

Principles and Practices of Online Teaching 
PP100: Certificate Foundation Course
19 January – 1 March 2015
Develop the skills you need to teach English language courses online or blend online segments with your traditional face-to-face courses. Hurry! Registration closes 14 January.
TESOL Certificate: Advanced Practitioner
Applications accepted on a rolling basis
This self-study program is designed for practicing English language teachers who want to build on an area of expertise. One-on-one support is available through the optional mentor program. Apply today!

Closing the Achievement Gap for Long-Term English Learners
28 January 2015
Free for TESOL Members; US$45 for Nonmembers
Learn about the needs of long-term English learners and understand practices essential for teaching these students effectively and closing the achievement gap.
Noun Phrases in Academic Language: A Neglected Area of Grammar Learning
20 February 2015
FREE for Members and Nonmembers
Learn effective ways to approach the teaching of noun phrase structure and explore exercises and activities for helping ESL students practice this important aspect of academic language.
Thank you to TESOL’s Grammar Partner, Oxford University Press.

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Apply for a Membership

Interested in becoming a member? Click Here to apply and to learn more about a TESL Sask Membership.

Our Scholarships

TESL SK is pleased to announce an annual scholarship of $1000.00. This scholarship may be awarded to one person ($1000.00) or two people ($500.00 each) for further education or training.

For more information and for the application form, please Click Here

Professional Development Fund

We are committed to developing our members. If you are interested in learning more and applying for our Professional Development Fund, please Click Here