It is official, the 2015 conference Call for Proposals is out! We are also now accepting conference and hotel registrations.We hope you are as excited as we are about Charting New Waters: ESOL for the Next Generation! Click this link, the conference image below or on the conference tab above to learn more. 


Mission Statement

Sunshine State TESOL History


The President’s Corner

Past Conferences


Special Congratulations

to Dorina Sackman who was named Florida Department of Education/Macy’s Teacher of the Year 2014. Dorina teaches 8th grade ESOL Language Arts at Westridge Middle School in Orange County and will give a featured presentation at the awards luncheon at this years conference. To read more about Dorina and her award, Click Here. 

Dorina Sackman



to SSTESOL’s very own Ester J. de Jong on her recently published Foundations for Multilingualism in Education: From Principles to Practice. This foundational textbook equips pre-service and in-service educators with the knowledge and skills they need to make informed language and literacy education decisions in school. It also shows multiple pathways for advocacy through classroom and school practices and policy-making, and sets an agenda for research from a multilingual perspective.



to SSTESOL’s very own, James May, for being named one of the Top 40 Innovators in Education by the Center for Digital Education (CDE).The Center for Digital Education is a national research and advisory institute specializing in K-12 and higher education technology trends, policy and funding. Each year, the center highlights 40 educators who are on the cutting edge of innovation. For more information, Click Here.


 Notice: Link to Position Statement on FDOE’s Proposed Pathways to Endorsement in ESOL and Reading


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