TEIS Webinar (Monday, June 29): Costa Rican EFL pre-service and in-service (Colegios Nocturnos) teacher reflections on identity
The Teacher Educator Interest Section (TEIS) will be conducting an interactive webinar with two Costa Rican EFL educators. The focus of the webinar is on pre- and in-service teacher reflections on critical incidents that shaped their language learning experiences and their identities as EFL teachers. The discussions will also highlight the unique Costa Rican "Colegios Nocturnos" system, a regular high school system that takes place at night. Faridah Pawan (TEIS Chair) & Natalia Ramirez Casalvolone (TEIS Member) will moderate. (The webinar will be recorded and shared with the TESOL Community).
Date & Time: Monday, Jun 29, 2020, 4:30-5:30 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register in advance for this free webinar at:
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.
Speakers & Discussants:
Roy Gamboa Mena: Chair of the Philosophy, Arts, and Letters Department; faculty member in the Department for English Teaching Majors at the University of Costa Rica (UCR), Sede de Occidente.
Hania Morales Arroyo: EFL K-12 teacher at the Colegio Diurno and Colegio Nocturno de Naranjo, Costa Rica, with 29 years of experience & an EFL Faculty member in the Department for English Teaching Majors at UCR, Sede de Occidente.
Natalia Ramírez Casalvolone: EFL teacher at Colegio Nocturno de Naranjo with 10 years of experience, a faculty member in the Department for English Teaching Majors at UCR, Sede de Occidente; & PhD candidate in the Department of Literacy, Culture, and Language Education, at Indiana University.
The webinar will also be streamed live at the TEIS Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/tesol.teis/
For more information about the topic, the following article is attached:
Sevilla Morales, H. & Gamboa Mena, R. (2017). Critical incidents, reflective writing & future teachers' professional identities. Revista de Lenguas Modernas, 26, 233-255.