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  • TESOL HEIS Social Media Manager

    Dear TESOL HEIS Community,

    We are looking for a Social Media Manager to join our leadership team. You can find more information about this opportunity below. Social Media Manager's bylaw duties are:

    1. The Steering Committee shall appoint the HEIS Social Media Manager. The current bylaws note this role has a three-year term; however, we realize that this lengthy commitment may be problematic for some.  We hope to have a revised set of bylaws for the annual meeting in March with more realistic term lengths. The term of office shall be from the close of the TESOL annual convention following appointment until the close of the TESOL annual convention in the year of retirement.
    2. The Social Media Manager shall maintain the Social Media as needed, including updating the website with new content when available, assisting HEIS members with Web site access issues, periodically informing HEIS members about the website, recommending website changes to the Steering Committee, and communicating necessary information regarding the Web site to the TESOL Central Office.
    3. The Social Media Manager shall make an annual report to the Steering Committee. 

    Possible candidates should send a short bio statement of 50 words that includes why they are interested in this role and any relevant experience to Deany Goode, deanygoode@gmail.com, and Melissa Ferro, melissasferro@gmail.com

    Application deadline: 20th December 2022.

    Very much looking forward to welcoming you to our outstanding team!

    Kind regards,



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    Cristina Manea Gultekin, MA
    TESOL HEIS Community Manager
    Teacher Educator
    CELT-S/ CELT-P Course Tutor
    English Lecturer
    Gaziantep University
    Turkey
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  • International Gender and Language Association Conference Details Announced

    Hello TESOL LGBTQ Family: 

    In case it is of interest to any of you, the 12th biennial conference of the International Gender and Language Association (IGALA12) will be held in-person and online at The University of Queensland (Brisbane, Australia), from the 4th to 6th of July, 2023.

    The conference theme is Gender, Language, and Sustainable Organizations. With this theme, the organizers aim to highlight both the many ways in which organizations provide an important context for language, gender and sexuality scholarship, and the potential that language, gender and sexuality scholarship has to help shape holistically sustainable organizations.

    The Call for Papers is now available and the deadline for submissions is the 10th of January, 2023. 

    More information will be posted to the conference website soon.

    In solidarity,

    Kelly Metz-Matthews