EnglishUSA Regional Workshop
Transitioning from Teaching to Administration
Come join EnglishUSA language program administrators and instructors in this 1/2 day inaugural pre-TESOL workshop! If you are considering moving into ESL administration or are new to administration, this workshop is for you!
WHEN: Tuesday, March 12, 2019, 8:30 - 12:30
WHERE: Language Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology (short train or Uber/Lyft ride from TESOL hotels)
WHO: Up to 20 EnglishUSA members
HOW: Register online through your EnglishUSA profile. $75 includes 1/2 day workshop, coffee, tea, water, and materials.
Facilitators: Mark Algren, Executive Director, University of Missouri, Center for English Language Learning; Alison Camacho, Associate Director, Savannah College of Art & Design Language Studio (Atlanta); Cheryl Delk-Le Good, Executive Director, EnglishUSA, Sarah Glinski, Regional Academic Director, EC-North America, Mackenzie Kerby, Center Director, ELS Educational Services-Boston; William Lewis, Center Director-Study Group, Oglethorpe University; Karen Tucker, Director, Language Institute, Georgia Tech; Bill Wallace, Director, University of Alabama English Language Institute
8:30 - 9:00: Check-in, coffee, networking
9:00 - 9:15: Introductions, agenda
9:15 - 10:15: Module 1: Reflection
The Paths to Language Program Administration
Hear from multiple administrators in the field of English language programming; learn what they wish they'd been told before moving into administration; share your career goals in interactive group discussions.
10:15 - 10:30 Break
10:30 - 11:30: Module 2: Transferable Skills
Brainstorm with facilitator and small groups the known and lesser known tangible transferable skills to assist you in moving/succeeding in administrative roles.
11:30 - 12:30: Module 3: Changing Landscape in English Language Programming
Review data that reflects the changing landscape of programs; become familiar with ecological approaches to language program administration. Explore how programs are getting creative. Embrace the multiple hats we wear as administrators!
Head back to Convention Center in downtown Atlanta for the opening keynote!