The role of KOTESOL is to promote scholarship, disseminate information, and facilitate cross-cultural understanding among persons concerned with teaching and learning of English in Korea.

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All English teachers or English-based businesses, of any level or nationality, are eligible to join KOTESOL.  Find out more at www.koreatesol.org/join-kotesol

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Sunday Service with Chuck Sandy at International Conference 2015

Join plenary speaker Chuck Sandy and the Christian Teachers SIG from 8:15 to 8:45 on Sunday morning in Room 322 for an ecumenical time of fellowship, prayer, reflection, and celebration.

There might also be some singing.

The service will be led by Chuck Sandy and is sponsored by the Christian Teachers SIG.

All are welcome.

By Webeditor International Conference on October 1, 2015 - 7:55pm | [totalcount] | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

Major Speakers at International Conference Details

Complete information on all major speakers at the KOTESOL International Conference is now available from
with specific pages for each speaker (including photo, biographical sketch, and sessions abstracts) and a single PDF document with abstracts and session times.

By Webeditor International Conference on September 27, 2015 - 4:38pm | [totalcount] | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

Conference Pre-Registration closes Sept 30

Quick Reminder:

You opportunity to save through pre-registration is available only through September 30th.

Don't delay
Register TODAY!

http://koreatesol.org/ic2015 for links to various types of registration.

By Webeditor International Conference on September 25, 2015 - 2:18pm | [totalcount] | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

Conference Presentation List (Preliminary) Now Available

Subject to late revisions (prior to conference book publication).

Sorted by Presenter Surname.

Additional lists will follow in days to come.


By Webeditor International Conference on September 24, 2015 - 8:19am | [totalcount] | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

2015 Daejeon-Chungcheong Chapter Elections

Daejeon-Chungcehong Elections!  How would you like to be a member of our 2016 Executive Council?  Here's your chance!  Possible positions are: President, 1st VP, Daejeon 2nd VP, Cheongju 2nd VP, Cheonan 2nd VP, Secretary, Membership Coordinator, and 4 Members at Large (MAL).

By Webeditor Daejeon on September 15, 2015 - 1:57pm | [totalcount] | Daejeon-Chungcheong |Read more

Daejeon-Chungcheong Symposium and Thanksgiving Dinner: Call for Proposals

KOTESOL: Daejeon-Chungcheong Chapter

Call for Presenters


By Webeditor Daejeon on September 9, 2015 - 2:47pm | [totalcount] | Daejeon-Chungcheong |Read more

September Issue of KOTESOL News Sent

The September 2015 issue of KOTESOL News, our email newsletter, was sent out today (September 4) to 1,243 recipients. This edition contains important information about the national elections, International Conference, proposed changes to the KOTESOL Constitution, and more. Check your inbox--or read, share, or subscribe here!

By Webeditor Membership on September 4, 2015 - 12:09pm | [totalcount] | Membership Committee |Read more

Getting Acquainted with... Boyoung Lee (이보영)

Lee Boyoung - Boyoung Lee (이보영) - is perhaps Korea's most-recognized English teacher.

She is also a featured speaker at the 2015 KOTESOL International Conference and English Expo

With years of TV-teaching experience, leading a major language education group, and as Professor/Head of Group at a major university, she is a leader in the field.

Get to know more about her!

By Webeditor International Conference on September 3, 2015 - 5:08pm | [totalcount] | 2015 KOTESOL International Conference |Read more

Notice of a Proposed Amendment to the KOTESOL Constiuttion

Regarding the two-year term of President

All members are hereby notified
of the motion to amend the KOTESOL Constitution, specified below, to be voted upon at the KOTESOL Annual Business Meeting scheduled for Sunday, October 11 at 16:50 within the KOTESOL International Conference venue at COEX (Seoul),
having met the provisions for endorsement and notice under Constitution Article VIII.

By Webeditor National on September 3, 2015 - 11:22am | [totalcount] | KOTESOL |Read more

KOTESOL Elections - Nominations Sept 26

Become a KOTESOL Leader!

The nominations period will close at 11:59 pm on September 20th, 2015.

The following positions will be up for election this year:
-  President
-  First Vice-President
-  Second Vice-President
-  Secretary
-  Treasurer
-  Nominations and Elections Committee Chair
-  International Conference Committee Co-chair

By Webeditor Elections on September 2, 2015 - 2:37pm | [totalcount] | Nominations & Elections Committee |Read more