2018 Fall Conference

~~Opening Doors~~

TESL Nova Scotia’s annual Fall Conference will be held on November 16-17, at ISANS and Dalhousie University in Halifax.

  • Friday, November 16: 7:00-9:00pm @ Grawood Pub, Dalhousie University
  • Saturday, November 17: 8:30am-4:15pm @ ISANS

The conference program includes two days of events. Click here for the full program and schedule.

Friday includes:

an engaging evening workshop focusing on teacher knowledge and practices, with a lesson/activity ‘swap shop’, a book exchange, and a fun ELT-focused pub quiz.

Saturday includes:

Keynote addresses by:

  • Dr. Paula Kristmanson (UNB): Opening doors to possibilities: Preparing EAL teachers for diverse teaching contexts
  • Carolyn Whiteway (ARAISA)
  • Brian Hotson (SMU): Plurilingualism Can Do Some Work: How Academic Writing Support Responds 
  • Carmen Celina Moncayo (ISANS): Building Healing Learning Spaces: Introduction to Trauma-Informed Approach

along with sessions and workshops by members of the TESL NS community, lunch, the TESL NS AGM, and more!

As always, there will be lots of opportunities for networking and connecting with fellow members of the English-teaching community. Read more about the conference program and schedule, or download the conference poster.

Click here to register for the conference.

Call for Proposals

Click here to submit a proposal to present at the Fall Conference.

Venue, Location, Parking

Friday: Dalhousie University, Grawood Pub (Inside the Student Union Building)
Saturday: Immigrant Settlement & Integration Services

Suite 2120 (second floor)
Mumford Professional Centre
6960 Mumford Road, Halifax

Conference Registration

Click here to register for the Fall Conference.

  • Registration is free for TESL NS members. For non-members the prices are as follows:
    • Friday only: Free
    • Saturday only: $60
    • 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.
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