Refugee Concerns (RCIS)

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STATEMENT OF PURPOSE

The Refugee Concerns Interest Section (RCIS) is an international association of educators working to advance the quality of teaching English as an additional language to people from refugee backgrounds. The RCIS seeks to do this by complementing the professional development, advocacy, and research provided by TESOL International Association.

LEADERS, 2021-2022

Chair: @Beth Evans
Chair-Elect: @Eliza Brumbaugh
Chair-Elect-Elect: @Katherine Hardin
Past Chair: @Kristin Kibler
Community Manager:
@Stacy Brown
Editor: @Toni McLaughlan
Assistant Editor: @Brenda Custodio
Members-at-Large: @Ilene Winokur, @Warifa Sobh, and @Hsin-Yu Hsu-Contreras

         

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