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Reminder: TEIS Call for Nominations: 2023 Chair Elect-Elect Join us on the TEIS Leadership Team!

  • 1.  Reminder: TEIS Call for Nominations: 2023 Chair Elect-Elect Join us on the TEIS Leadership Team!

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    Dear TESOL Colleagues, 

    The Teacher Educator Interest Section (TEIS)  is seeking nominations for the position of 2023 Chair Elect-Elect. Please see the announcement below.

    Thanks for sharing this Call with your colleagues. 

    Best regards, 


    2023 TEIS CALL for Nominations


    The TESOL Teacher Educator Interest Section (TEIS) is a professional network of teacher educators who seek to advance the quality of English language teacher preparation and in-service teacher professional development through collaboration in a broad spectrum of scholarly activities. TEIS invites our membership to join the leadership team. Colleagues are invited from across all contexts and settings to join us. Individuals who are interested will be supported by previous leaders as they assume the respective positions.


    One Opening:




    Candidates must be TESOL members.  Candidates must be able to attend the TESOL Conventions in 2024 and 2025, and ideally in 2023, too.


    Position Description: Chair-Elect-Elect:

          organizes, in cooperation with the Chair and the Chair-Elect, proposals for intersection panels in which TEIS may be a primary or secondary partner;

          serves as a member of the Steering Committee;. takes notes at the annual Business Meeting, and assists the Chair-Elect with the preparation of the minutes; in the temporary absence of the Chair or Chair-Elect at the annual Business Meeting, assumes the responsibilities for preparing the minutes of the meeting;

          solicits topics, articles, column editors and other contributions and contributors for various activities (i.e., newsletter, blog, social media, webinars), and

          assists with social media networking activities and other duties assigned by the Chair and/or Steering Committee.

          will serve as Chair-elect following the 2024 TESOL Convention, Chair following the 2025 TESOL Convention and Past-Chair the next year.


    Process: Send nominations to:


    In your email, please send us the following information:


    Full name:

    Affiliation and title:

    TESOL or TESOL affiliate leadership and service experience:

    50-75-word bio which foregrounds your leadership and service experience:


    Deadline for nominations is Thursday, March 2, 2023.


    Current Leadership Team:

    James Whiting: Chair

    Heather Linville: Chair-Elect

    Polina Vinogradova: Chair-Elect-Elect

    Khanh-Duc Kuttig & Bridget Schvarcz: Newsletter Co-Editors

    Abdulsamad Humaidan: Community Manager

    Michelle Benegas: Past-Chair

    James Whiting, Ph.D

    Professor of Applied Linguistics, Plymouth State University
    Chair, TESOL TEIS 2022-2023