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Each year, TESL North York/York Region holds two conferences that allow professionals from the affiliate and surrounding area to demonstrate their experience and showcase their work. These events allow participants to learn about their colleagues’ research, successful classroom activities, and achievements. We strive to provide you with a variety of seminars and diverse topics that will allow you to fulfill your professional development requirements and help you stay informed about new ideas in the language education field.

Annual General Meeting and Mini-Conference 2023

Our virtual AGM and Mini-Conference was held on February 11, 2023, from 10 am – 1:00 pm

Which included:

  • 3 hours of PD

  • AGM and affiliate updates

  • Keynote speaker: Dr. Geoff Lawrence (York University)

  • Networking

  • Virtual chocolate tasting by Tasty Tours

  • Prizes, including a free TESL Ontario membership & more!

   See Conference Agenda for more information.

Thank you to all those who participated!

Keynote Speaker

We are pleased to announce that Dr. Geoff Lawrence (York University) will be giving a keynote presentation on critically engaging with the disruptive potential of technology use in English language teaching.

Spring Conference 2022

Our virtual spring conference was held on April 30, 2022 from 9am – 2:30pm

It included a full day of workshops, publisher presentations and free prizes!

Prizes include free resources, subscriptions and (1) Free TESL Ontario Membership! Plus earn up to 5 hours of PD towards the annual TESL certification requirement with proof of receipt!

Please see the Conference Brochure and Prize List for more information.

Thank you to all who participated!

Winter Conference 2021 

Our virtual winter conference was held on February 20, 2021.

Annual General Meeting and Mini-Conference 2021

Our AGM and Mini-Conference was held on January 20, 2021. Our keynote speaker, Marina Tchistaia, from the Toronto Public Health COVID-19 Response Outreach Team, delivered a presentation on COVID-19 transmission, prevention, testing and vaccination. She also provided information on where to get resources for mental health and well-being.

Marina’s clear and concise presentation enabled us to clarify the misconceptions and myths surrounding COVID-19 and how to access support during this very difficult time. Thank you, Marina and all TESL NYYR members for participating in this event!

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