2017 Fall Conference


~~Learning Spaces~~

TESL Nova Scotia’s annual Fall Conference will be held on November 3-4, at Dalhousie University in Halifax.

  • Friday, November 3: 6:30-9:00pm
  • Saturday, November 4: 8:30am-4:00pm

The conference includes two days of events: an evening reception with keynote address on Friday evening, and on Saturday, a keynote address, sessions and workshops by members of the TESL NS community, lunch, a book draw, and a post-conference social. Click here for the schedule.

Follow this link to download presenter slides and roundtable session responses.

As always, there will be lots of opportunities for networking and connecting with fellow members of the English-teaching community.

Keynote Speakers

Dr. Jennifer Foote
University of Alberta
Dr. Shelley Taylor
Western University
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Keynote title:
Best practices in pronunciation:
From classroom space to cyberspace
Keynote title:
Plurilingualism and Expanding Learning Spaces


Click here for keynote and session descriptions and conference schedule along with presenter slides.

Venue, Location, Parking

Click here for venue information and directions.


The Lord Nelson Hotel is offering a special rate for TESL NS Conference attendees. Click here for more details.

Conference Registration

Conference registration is now closed.

  • Registration is free for TESL NS members. For non-members the prices are as follows:
    • Friday only: $25
    • Saturday only: $40
    • Friday + Saturday: $60
  • Proof of membership will be verified upon check in at the conference.
  • Please contact membership@teslns.com if you are not sure of your membership status.
  • TESL NS Members: To register for the conference you will “buy” a ticket online that costs $0. You will have to enter your name and address to “buy” this registration, but you will not be charged any money.