Welcome to Maryland TESOL!

Maryland TESOL is a professional, non-profit association dedicated to the improvement and advancement of teaching English to speakers of other languages. Maryland TESOL is an affiliate of TESOL, the international organization of professionals interested in teaching English to speakers of other languages.

MDTESOL Newsletters

MDTESOL proudly produces a seasonal newsletter for all members to enjoy! Check it out!

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Conference Videos

MDTESOL members get online access to post-conference materials, including videos from our conferences. Members can find conference videos under the Member Center tab or by clicking Video Gallery.

Calendar of Events

Maryland TESOL maintains a Google Calendar of its activities. These include:

  • Conferences and IS Events
  • MDTESOL Board Meetings

Upcoming Events

Elementary Ed. IS Mixer

The Elementary Ed Interest Section is hosting a networking happy hour on January 27 for those individuals interested in ESOL for Elementary Education. Meet other educators from across the state for conversation, food and fun!


The Green Turtle


Friday, January 27, 2017

4:30 p.m. - 7:00 p.m.

To register, please click HERE.


Graduate Student Interest Section Spring 2017 Conference

The Future of TESOL: Emerging Leaders

For the 10th straight year, TESOL graduate students, recent graduates, and novice teachers across the region will gather to learn from one another. To register, please complete this registration form by February 23. You may also register on-site. There is a $5 registration fee, payable on-site by cash or check. To be considered for one of the limited workshop presentation slots, please complete this proposal form by February 7. Past presentation topics have included bilingual education, world Englishes, teacher candidate training, and ESOL for migrant solidarity. Please join us and spread the word!


University of Maryland Baltimore County English Language Institute

University Center, 1000 Hilltop Circle, Catonsville, MD 21250


Saturday February 25, 2017

9:30 a.m. - 12:30 p.m.

Doors open 9 a.m. for breakfast and registration.


Nominate people you know who should be highlighted for their service!

The Lifetime Achievement Award is established to honor the accomplishments of professionals in the ESL/ESOL field who throughout their years of service have exemplified dedication to ESL/ESOL students at any educational level and/or in ESL/ESOL teacher training. Click HERE to start the nomination process.

The Ann Beusch Distinguished Service Award was established to honor the accomplishments of Ann Beusch, former Supervisor of Foreign Languages and ESOL of the State of Maryland. This award honors individuals who exemplify the spirit and dedication to international students that Ann demonstrated during her long tenure as a State Supervisor of ESOL and Foreign Languages. Click HERE to start the nomination process.



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Awards and Grants

Maryland TESOL offers two awards to recognize the contributions by our members to the teaching community and one professional development grant to support teachers with their efforts to the betterment of the ESL field.

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