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|EnglishUSA Regional Workshop|
EnglishUSA Regional Workshop
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!
HOW: Register online through your EnglishUSA profile. $50 includes 1/2 day workshop, coffee, tea, water, and materials.
Facilitators: Mark Algren, Executive Director, University of Missouri, Center for English Language Learning; Nadine Baladi, EnglishUSA President; Alison Camacho, Associate Director, Savannah College of Art & Design Language Studio (Atlanta); Cheryl Delk-Le Good, Executive Director, EnglishUSA; 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
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.
10:30 - 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!