Welcome to CATESOL

CATESOL,  founded in 1969, is a nonprofit organization open to anyone concerned with the teaching of English as a second or foreign language, standard English as a second dialect, or bilingual education.

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Statement on Racial and Social Injustice

CATESOL is an organization of teachers committed to the celebration of diversity, inclusion, equity and intercultural exchange. Please read our statement in full.

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CATESOL is an association of professionals advancing the quality of English language teaching and learning through professional development, research, standards, and advocacy.


As a member of CATESOL, you will have access to a supportive network of TESOL professionals, access to our publications, and professional development opportunities.


CATESOL sponsors several resources for professionals, including the CATESOL Journal, CATESOL News, a jobs board, and online classroom resources.