"2015 Conference Scheduled Saturday, April 11!"

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About Us

The Emerald Coast TESOL (Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) is a chapter of Sunshine State TESOL of Florida. As a non-profit organization, Emerald Coast TESOL is dedicated to the advancement of the English as a Second Language profession and to serving the teachers/instructors and administrators in Northwest Florida.


Our Mission

The mission of Emerald Coast TESOL is to provide educators access to professional development, resources, interaction and to provide leadership and advocacy in language policy issues. We conduct an annual conference, hold quarterly meetings with professional development/learning opportunities, offer mentors and more!


President:  Laureen Fregeau
Vice President/Conference Chair: Vicki Murphy
Secretary: Noreen Baker
Treasurer: Kathy VanDyck
Membership: Gwendolyn Williams
Newsletter:Tom Garrison
Media Specialist: Jeanne de Simone
SSTESOL Liaison:  Arlene Costello
Professional Development Officer: Robert Leier
Liaison for University of West Florida: Amany Habib
Liaison for Pensacola State College: Annie Cynkar
Webmaster: Anthony Cornealius

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