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Date: Saturday, November 8, 2014 - 12:00 to 6:00
Conference announcement and Invitation to Present.
The Yongin Chapter will hold its annual conference on November 8, 2014 (the second Saturday of November) from 12PM to 6PM at Kangnam University in Yongin. We are seeking presenters that deal with the theme "Useful Classroom Activities and Techniques."
The Nominations & Elections Committee is pleased to announce that nominations for KOTESOL National Elections 2014 have closed.
The candidates for offices for the 2014-2015 Korea TESOL term will be listed on the ballots as follows:
Robert Dickey has submitted two proposals to amend the bylaws and consitution of KOTESOL, and has the support of the following members for these proposals: Peadar Callaghan, Nathan Rice, Tory Thorkelson, David Shaffer, Stafford Lumsden, Demetra Gates Choi and Steve Garrigues.
The proposed amendments read as follows:
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Amendments to the KOTESOL Constitution and Bylaws will be voted upon at the Annual Business Meeting, scheduled Sunday at the 2014 KOTESOL-KAFLE International Conference.
The current Constitution and Bylaws are available at http://koreatesol.org/content/bylaws
KOTESOL partner, the Korea Association of Multimedia-Assisted Language Learning (KAMALL) will hold their 2014 International Conference Saturday, September 20 at Hankuk University of Foreign Studies (HUFS) in Seoul.
Under the theme "Technology for Self-Directed Language Learning," the program includes:
The ABM is usually held on the Sunday afternoon of the International Conference, and this year will be the same - on the 5th of October at 3pm to 5pm. Any items for the agenda, and any proposed amendments or additions to the constitution or bylaws of KOTESOL must please be submitted to the email@example.com before midnight of the 3rd of September, to be included in the formal notice that will be circulated on the 5th of September.
New leadership opportunities for KOTESOL (Deadline Extended).
Nominations for election to KOTESOL leadership positions are open, but closing soon. Nominations will close at 11:59 pm on September 1st, 2014. The following positions will be up for election this year: