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Call for Proposals: 2018 Spring Conference

Call for Proposals TESL NS is now accepting proposals for our full Concurrent Sessions and Roundtable Discussions for this year’s Spring Conference to be held on Saturday, May 12 at Acadia University. Presenting at a conference is a professionally enriching experience–click here to read about why you should consider leading a session! Submission guidelines Proposals […]

TESL Canada Update – Feb. 2018

Feb. 8, 2018 Dear Members, Happy New Year! Although I am not sure we are allowed to still say that in February, it seems as though January was a bit of a whirlwind and here we are already one full month into 2018. As Acting President, I wanted to send an update regarding TESL Canada […]

TESL Canada update – Jan. 2018

January 28, 2018 Note for TESL NS Members from David Packer, (President) on behalf of the Board TESL Canada Update- Moving Forward As you may know TESL Canada is in transition. Late December 2017, TESL Canada Board of Directors asked all provincial affiliates three questions. Do you plan to remain a TESL Canada affiliate? Will […]

Update from TESL Canada, Dec. 2017

December 19, 2017 Dear Members, Thank you for your patience this fall as TESL Canada has been dealing with our financial challenges and head office closure. I know it has been trying for everyone. The board has been meeting regularly in order to keep communications transparent. We have put our priority on core services – […]

Renew Your Membership for 2018!

Renew your membership to TESL NS for 2018! Membership has its privileges; your yearly membership fee to TESL NS, includes registration for both the spring and fall conferences, and an year-long membership to TESL Canada. Take advantage of this earlybird special: Membership rates will rise on January 30, 2018. If you renew between now and […]

Call for Expressions of Interest (2018)

In the next month, the TESL NS board will be appointing four positions for 2018: newsletter editor, webmaster, TESL NS representative to TESL Canada, and TESL NS representative to TESOL International. If you are interested in being considered for any of these positions, please email before Dec. 6, with the details of why you […]

Fall 2017 Newsletter is out!

The latest issue of the TESL NS newsletter is hot off the (digital) presses! Click here to download it. This issue features the following contributions by members of the TESL NS community: Vocabulary and Context by Kris Mitchell Features of Spoken Grammar in the Classroom by Sarah Jane Blenkhorn Dyslexia in the English Language Classroom […]

Nominations: TESL NS Board 2018

Get involved in TESL Nova Scotia – run for a position on the board of directors for 2018! The TESL NS Annual General Meeting will be held on Saturday, November 4 during the Fall Conference. At this time, elections will be held to choose members of the executive committee for the coming year. As per […]

Highlights from 2017 Spring Conference

The TESL NS Spring conference was held on May 13 at Acadia University. It was a great day filled with learning, discussion, and networking.

Fall Conference Poster

Join us at the Fall conference on November 3-4. Click here for more details. TESLNS Fall Conference 2017 Poster PDF