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


Save the Date!

WATESOL's FALL 2022 IN PERSON Conference - LINK

Saturday, October 29th @ Catholic University

Conference Homepage   Proposals  |  Schedule     Exhibitors  |  Keynote



We have partnered with ESL Library to provide an additional membership benefit to all WATESOL members. See our email announcement for more details or reach out to vicepresident@watesol.org for information about renewing your membership or how to get access to this benefit.


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