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Interest Group Networking and Business Meeting [clear filter]
Friday, November 18

5:00pm PST

Intercultural Communication
Whether you are an experienced teacher or brand new, come and share, listen and learn. We’ll get acquainted and share tips for promoting intercultural communication with our ESL learners!


Friday November 18, 2016 5:00pm - 5:45pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 1

5:00pm PST

Non-Native Language Educators' Issues
Get connected and share your professional experiences with other multilingual ESL educators in California and Nevada. Anyone who is interested in nonnative language educators' issues, has questions about the issues, and/or just wants to gain new insights into teaching is welcome! We will also welcome the new coordinator of the group and discuss the new members of the leadership team.


Kanako Valencia Suda, Assistant NNLEI Coordinator

Instructional Specialist / ESL Instructor, De Anza College

Friday November 18, 2016 5:00pm - 5:45pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 2

5:00pm PST

Part-Time Educators
How do we as part-time educators plan for professional growth in our future when we are all so busy juggling jobs at multiple institutions and simply trying to make a living? How do you find energy to nourish yourself as a lifelong learner when so much of your energy is spent on keeping up with teaching responsibilities? This session will offer ideas for how to establish your own professional learning communities and anecdotes on the experiences we have had with them.


Friday November 18, 2016 5:00pm - 5:45pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 3

5:00pm PST

Teaching English in the Workplace
Come join our rap session! Whether you're a new teacher interested in learning more about TEW or a veteran trainer, join us as we get to know each other and share triumphs, challenges and resources. New Co-coordinators come on board! If you seek a leadership position, consider being a Coordinator-Elect.

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Danielle Pelletier

President, CATESOL President and Cañada College
I'm the incoming President for CATESOL 2017-2018.
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Stephanie Youngblood, UCLA

Program Director, Project SPELL, UCLA
I'd like to share the prezi “'Teaching Soft Skills'” with you. Please click the link to view it. https://prezi.com/qwaqyzqy7oqo/

Friday November 18, 2016 5:00pm - 5:45pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 4

5:00pm PST

Teaching of Pronunciation
If you teach or want to teach pronunciation to ESL learners, this rap session is for you! Experienced teachers and newcomers, come and share, listen and learn. We’ll get acquainted with like-minded colleagues and take a look at some mobile apps to promote pronunciation, listening, and speaking.

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Marsha Chan

Pronunciation Doctor, ToP-IG Co-coordinator, Interest Group Assistant Chair, Sunburst Media and Mission College
You may know me as the Pronunciation Doctor on YouTube with over 2000 free videos at http://www.youtube.com/pronunciationdoctor. I am a member of the CATESOL Board of Directors as the 2018-2019 Interest Group Assistant Chair. I’m co-founder and co-coordinator of the Teaching of... Read More →

Friday November 18, 2016 5:00pm - 5:45pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 5

5:00pm PST

Technology-Enhanced Language Learning
Do you love using technology with students? Do you want to be a mover and a shaker or do you just want to be involved? Technology Enhanced Language Learning might be for you. Come to this session and find out how you can be involved in this pro-active Interest group. TELLIG is dedicated to finding the most effective and meaningful ways to incorporate technology into the language-learning classroom! Whether you are a seasoned technology enthusiast or you are starting to incorporate technology into your classes, join us as we work and learn together in this exciting, fast-growing, and ever-changing field.

All related slides are housed at http://bit.ly/2016catesol.  

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Susan Gaer

Consultant, Retired Santa Ana College Professor
Susan Gaer is a Google Certified Innovator. She taught ELLs at Santa Ana College and is a presenter at CATESOL (California Association of Teachers to Speakers of Other Languages) and TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages). She is the CATESOL President from 201... Read More →

Friday November 18, 2016 5:00pm - 5:45pm PST
Royal Palm Salon 6