Applications are being accepted for casual Distance Education Instructors at the LINC Home Study - Ontario program.
Go to our Job Postings page for more details.
Good news for the Windsor-Essex TESL community! There is now a local TESOL training program which is recognized for TESL Ontario Certification at the University of Windsor.
Registration is now open for this 18-week TESOL Diploma program which is set to begin on May 3, 2016. In order to be admitted to the TESOL Diploma program, you must have completed the TESOL Certificate program or hold a TESL Canada Standard 1 certification or equivalent.
The University of Windsor offers both the TESOL Certificate Program and the TESOL Diploma Program.
You can find more information and register for the program at the following link: http://www1.uwindsor.ca/celd/tesol-program
Click here for a past post to learn more about which certification you need and an explanation of the different certifications.
See the complete list of TESL Ontario Accredited Training Programs as listed on the TESL Ontario website.
A Message from your New President
Hello TESL Windsor members:
I would like to express my heartfelt thanks to the entire TESL Windsor community for choosing me to represent you in TESL Ontario. It is an honour to be elected as your next president. I am very humbled that you would place your trust in me. This is a responsibility that I do not take lightly, and I will endeavour to represent you with the utmost hard work and dedication.
I also would like to thank the previous president, Christine Stanley, for her leadership, guidance, and commitment. Christine, working with you has been nothing but a pleasure, and I am looking forward to learning from your experience and wisdom. At the same time, I would like to express my appreciation to all present and past executive members, but particularly to new faces: Sarah, Shirley and Connie. Your dedication is truly valued and respected.
I would like to invite all of the TESL Windsor members to be involved, to bring awareness to our profession, to speak proudly of our work, and to stay positive and passionate. Bring your concerns and worries, share your ideas of great teaching moments, volunteer to present, write your success stories, blog on our website, express your ideas for future workshops and conferences. We really want hear from you.
Our profession deserves undeniable prestige, status and reputation; together we can make the difference.
The PowerPoint and PDF file from the keynote speaker Abdul Abubaker is now available on the workshop page.
Click here to find the documents.
The TESL Affiliate Award is presented to a TESL Windsor member who has made an outstanding contribution to the TESL Windsor Affiliate.
This year, the TESL Windsor Affiliate has been awarded to Kelly Morrissey for her outstanding contribution to our affiliate.
Kelly was instrumental in developing the current TESL Windsor website. She also contributed many hours as both secretary and webmaster. She set up a very comprehensive email system and professionally navigated the executive board through the subscriber list policies.
Additionally, Kelly was a keynote presenter 2 times. She presented on using technology and expertly guided members in the use of multiple online tools. Kelly co-presented on the topic of "Going Back to the Well".
We congratulate and honour Kelly in her outstanding contribution to the TESL Windsor Affiliate.
April 22nd, 2016
Please welcome your new TESL Windsor Executive Board.
Your new TESL Windsor Affiliate President is Margaret Holec and your new Vice President is Veronica Cusenza. Congratulations to all new executive board members.
For more information on who is on the executive board and their positions please check out our executive page.