Events & Updates
SUMMER BOOK SWAP AND SOCIAL
JUNE 28TH, 2018
The time has again come for our annual Summer Social Event. This year, we would like to have a fun and relaxing time with colleagues and friends. Just simply bring a book or books that you do not require anymore. If you would like to take a book that another member has brought, simply go ahead!
Place: The Rum Diaries Restaurant/Bar
Location: 368 Bayly St. W, Ajax Ontario
Date: Thursday, June 28th, 2018
Time: 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
1 hour of PD and light appetizers will be provided
COST: $5 per person
To register, please complete our digital registration form below.
DIGITAL REGISTRATION FORM
UPDATE: Spring 2018 Workshop & Resources
Thank you to all who came out to participate in spite of the bad weather!
If you're looking for resources & photos from our Spring 2018 Workshop, please click here to check out our Post-Workshop Blog!
TESL Durham Spring Workshop / Annual General Meeting (AGM)
Join us for a morning/afternoon of Yoga, learning, prizes, networking, and more.
We would love to see you there!
Yoga Instructor Tanja Semenuk will do
"Chair Yoga" session.
Anna Bartosik will be presenting
"Incorporating Indigenous knowledge in education".
Saturday, April 14th, 2018
10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Clarington Public Library, Courtice Branch,
2950 Courtice Road
For more details and the registration form, please head over to our TESL Durham Spring Workshop / Annual General Meeting (AGM) page.
UPDATE: Fall 2017 Workshop & Resources
Thank you to all who came out to participate and share their experiences!
If you're looking for resources & photos from our Fall 2017 Workshop, please click here to check out our Post-Workshop Blog!
FALL 2017 WORKSHOP:
Join us for a night of learning, sharing, and networking!
In addition to an exciting workshop on teaching pronunciation by Mike Tiittanen, you will have the opportunity to discuss your experiences with fellow colleagues on this very challenging aspect of language teaching.
Wednesday October 18th, 2017
6:30 pm - 9:00 pm
Whitby Library, Central Branch
For more details and the registration form, please head over to our Fall 2017 Workshop page.
UPDATE: Summer 2017 Social Event & Resources
On June 29th, 2017, TESL Durham hosted another successful social summer event that focused on sharing teaching resources.
Thank you to all who came out to participate and share valuable resources.
If you're looking for resources from our Summer 2017 Social Event, please click here to check out our Post-Workshop Blog!
SPRING 2017 Event: Focus on Mental Health
Posted: February 2017
It may be winter outside, but your TESL Durham Executive is planning for Spring!
This April, come join us as we welcome David Clarke, a mental health professional and speaker from Durham Mental Health Services, to discuss mental health issues in our schools.
Saturday April 8th, 2017
9:00 am to 12:30 pm
Oshawa Civic Recreation Centre
For more details and the registration form, please head over to our Spring 2017 Workshop page.
UPDATE: Fall 2016 Event & Resources
Posted: October 2016
On the evening of October 25th, our Chapter hosted an engaging, evening PD event that focused on classroom strategies and teacher-development.
Thank you to all who came out to participate and share their experiences.
If you're looking for resources from our Fall Workshop, including the PowerPoint from our Tutela Presenter, please click here to check out our first Post-Workshop Blog!
End of Year June Social!
Posted: May 2016
As the 2015/2016 Academic year comes to a close, the TESL-Durham Executive invites you to celebrate with us at our Second Annual
June Social Event
Thursday June 2nd from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 pm
at 3 Steps Up Coffee House (Whitby)
An email has been sent out to all current TESL-Durham members with additional information and details. If you are not a current TESL-Durham member, but are interested in attending, please email us at email@example.com for more information.
Spring Workshop 2016 Updates!
Posted: April, 2016
The TESL-Durham Executive would like to extend our thanks to the incredible group of participants who joined us April 2nd for our annual Spring Workshop. It was wonderful to see such a great mix of new and returning members! Our Spring 2016 Workshop was a fantastic afternoon filled with great discussions, innovative tech presentations, and an interactive closing Speaker!
UPDATE: A Spring 2016 Resources page is now available! Check out the photos, downloadable PDFs from the presentations and links to additional resources showcased at the event.
Another Successful Fall Event!
Posted: November 2015
A special thank you to all who came out this Fall to make our Workshop such a success! The event was notable for its warm, positive energy that seemed to define the conversations and liven the presentation. Click here to find out more about the event and to access the wealth of resources that came out of the day's activities.
Fall 2015 Event
Posted: October 2015
Come out and join us for this interactive event with great ideas to bring back to your classroom. Check out our Fall 2015 Workshop page
Saturday, October 17th 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 noon.
TCET is looking for casual language assessors
The Centre for Education and Training is currently seeking to fulfill positions for casual assessors.
For more information, check out the job posting:
TCET Hiring & Open House Event
MONDAY, NOVEMBER 27TH
TCET Mississauga Community Door
50 Burnhamthorpe Road West, Suite 300
Mississauga, ON L5B 3C2
TCET is looking for Casual Assessors positions within York/Durham and Simcoe. Pre-screening interviews for these positions will be held on the day of the event.
Interested candidates are encouraged to explore all current openings on TCET's website: www.tcet.com/about-us/careers.
OCELT professional designation
TESL Ontario is thrilled to introduce the newly registered professional designation for all TESL Ontario accredited members in good standing called Ontario Certified English Language Teacher or OCELT.
Click here for more information.
Looking for a New Learning Opportunity?
In Fall 2017, Sheridan College will be launching a new Certificate program: Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL PLUS).
The program includes two Practicum terms and instruction from TESL and CELTA professionals. Click here for more information on the program.
Do you have an idea for an event?
We know how imaginative our members are and we want to build on that.
If you have an idea for an upcoming event or are willing to volunteer as a presenter, please send us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Looking for Teaching Inspiration? Wondering Where to Find New tools?
Our Lesson Corner blog archives are full of great ideas that you can bring into your classroom. The blog provides links to resources and valuable insights into the pedagogy behind the technology. Click here to read more!.
TESL-Durham is pleased to offer this teaching blog hosted by Curriculum Specialist and ESL instructor, Paula Ogg.
Are you Interested in Joining our Executive Team?
Posted: March 2017
Are you looking for a way to get more involved with the TESL community, share your enthusiasm and expertise, and expand your professional network? Why not consider joining the TESL Durham executive team?
TESL Durham is seeking interested, committed individuals to join the executive team as Members at Large. Please have a look at our Call for new members and consider completing the Expression of Interest.