Welcome to WATESOL

Washington, D.C. Area Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages

We aim to be a trusted organization that serves our local TESOL community by fostering knowledge, expertise, and advocacy.

Our mission is to support professionalism and excellence in English language education through:
  • enriching multicultural teaching and learning communities
  • promoting scholarship and research-to-practice connections
  • supporting high-impact professional development
  • advocating for the profession and our learners

Join Today

Interested in WATESOL, Special Interest Group (SIG),

Non-Native English Speaking Teachers (NNEST)

and Advocacy events? We need your input!

Complete the interest survey here .

  WATESOL Tweets

  WATESOL on Facebook


  SLIFE Action Research Video

See the short video created by 2020 WATESOL Action Research Grant recipient Greer Mancuso! 

Greer led a collaborative online study-circle project with a group of 10 K-12 teachers across the country. They looked at what tools and resources teachers needed to effectively support students with limited or interrupted formal education.  

Read more under "Events." 

Gold Sponsors

Silver Sponsors

Bronze Sponsors

Site managed and updated by volunteers.

© 2020 WATESOL, PO Box 25502, Washington DC, 20007-8502

Powered by Wild Apricot Membership Software