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

Thank you for attending!

Recorded sessions, presenter resources, and Discussion Forum are available on our Members Only pages until May 1st for conference registrants.


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Come Inspired. Leave Empowered!

Join the global community of English language professionals for the virtual TESOL 2021 Convention & English Language Expo, 24-27 March!

Through TESOL's engaging online platform, you will be able to:

  • Build your professional ELT network

  • Learn from and interact with thought-provoking keynote speakers

  • Gather research, strategies, and best practices from experts in the field

  • Visit our Virtual Expo for information on the newest ELT products and services

See registration costs

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Registration is now open! 

The only event of its kind in the world, the TESOL Virtual Advocacy & Policy Summit is an unparalleled professional development opportunity for educators to learn about U.S. federal and international education issues and advocate for policies that support English learners and the field of English language education.

TESOL Members $149

TESOL Global and Student Members $49

Nonmembers $199



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



IEP Instructors:

Invitation to participate in a research study

Migrating Intensive English Instruction from Face to Face to Online