Refugee Concerns (RCIS)

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  • Hello, all! I'm Beth Evans, chair for Refugee Concerns IS, and I'm excited to welcome you, your conversations, ...

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    Welcome to all who are new to TESOL and the Refugee Concerns Interest Section! There are several ...

  • Hello! My name is Claire Balani and I am the Education Programs Manager at the International Rescue ...

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  • Nikki I am so pleased that TESOL has recognized the work of the International Refugee Committee in teaching ...


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.

RCIS LEADERS, 2021-2020

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



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