AMTESOL strives to serve the needs of intensive program teachers, administrators, graduate students, and P-12 teachers in the field of ESL throughout Alabama and Mississippi.

AMTESOL was founded in 1982, and membership is open to anyone interested in and/or involved in the teaching and administration of programs in English as a second or foreign language.

AMTESOL conducts an annual conference, held in January or February each year.



Friday-Saturday, January 29-30

Registration deadline January 27



PK-12 Teachers of English Learners:

Invitation to participate in an advocacy research study

Currently recruiting 10-15 ESOL teachers who are involved in advocacy work for multilingual students and are willing to participate in a 3-year-long study with a unique interview protocol.

ESOL Teachers’ Hidden Work: Sharing Stories of Advocacy for Multilingual Learners


AMTESOL 2021 Virtual Conference

Keynote Speaker

Serena Pariser, Bestselling Author


Keynote: Find That Time and Energy You've Been Missing: 10 Time Management Best Practices for Teachers That Work


IEP Instructors:

Invitation to participate in a research study

Migrating Intensive English Instruction from Face to Face to Online


TESOL 2021 Virtual Convention

March 24-27, 2021

Registration now open!