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  • 1.  Get to Know PAIS

    Posted 09-08-2022 02:08 PM
    We are excited to participate in TESOL's Celebrate Our Communities event! Would you like to know more about the Program Administration Interest Section? Find answers to some FAQs below!

    • What is our IS name and acronym?
      • Program Administration Interest Section (PAIS)
    • Who is your target audience?
      • Current and aspiring ESOL program administrators
    • Who are your IS leaders?
      • Co-Chairs: Katherine Pope, Laura Ray
      • Co-Chairs Elect: Lisieux Huelman, Kashif Raza
      • Past Co-Chairs: Brad Teague, Pamela Smart-Smith
      • Community Manager: Tracey McGee
      • Newsletter Co-Editors:  Laura Shier, Niko Garbacz
      • Members-at-Large: Rosario Giráldez, Jeanne Beck, Niko Garbacz, Amy Snow 
      • What activities does your IS host?
        • Informal Chats
      • How can you get involved with our IS?
        • Contribute to the newsletter
        • Participate on the MyTESOL Discussion Board
        • Attend and/or present on TESOL International Conference Panels and Networking Events
        • Respond to member engagement surveys
        • Host an informal chat
        • Serve on the leadership team
      • What else would we like you to know about our IS?
        • We are always looking for people to contribute to informal chats and the newsletter, and we are always happy to answer any question you may have. We want to ensure that members of this interest section represent a broad range of program and institution types so that we can share our experiences and best practices. If you have questions, comments, or suggestions please feel free to reach out to us.


      Kate Pope
      PAIS Co-chair
      Director, English Language Institute
      North Central College
      Naperville, IL

    • 2.  RE: Get to Know PAIS

      Posted 17-08-2022 10:55 AM
      Thanks for sharing, Kate! TESOLers, I hope you'll consider joining us in PAIS. We'd love to see you at an Informal Chat or posting on our Discussion board.

      Tracey McGee
      PAIS Community Manager
      Teaching Professor and Director
      Illinois Institute of Technology
      United States