• Location

    • The McKimmon Center is located at:
      1101 Gorman Street
      Raleigh, NC
      and parking is free.

      Please see Travel Information for lodging and local dining options.
      McKimmon Center Entrance

2017 Videos

  • Speakers

    • Ester J. de Jong
      Ester J. de JongTESOL President

      Professor in ESOL/Bilingual Education / Director of the School of Teaching and Learning
      University of Florida
    • Linda Grant
      Linda GrantAuthor of the pronunciation textbooks, Well Said and Well Said Intro

      Editor of the teacher resource volume, Pronunciation Myths: Applying Second Language Research to the Classroom
    • Sandra Elbaum
      Sandra ElbaumAuthor of the popular four-part Grammar in Context series

      Veteran teacher with 36 years of experience teaching ES/FL
    • Deborah Short
      Deborah Short Co-developer of the SIOP® Model for sheltered instruction

      Senior research associate, Center for Applied Linguistics

      Author and professional development consultant
    • Kate Menken
      Kate Menken Professor of Linguistics at Queens College of the City University of New York

      Co-Principal Investigator of the CUNY-New York State Initiative for Emergent Bilinguals project

      Author of Common Core, Bilingual and English Language Learners: A Resource for Educators (Calson)
    • Tatyana Kleyn
      Tatyana Kleyn Associate Professor and director of the Bilingual Education and TESOL Programs at the City College of New York (CUNY)

      Director co-producer of the documentary "Una Vida, Dos Países: Children and Youth (Back) in Mexico."
    • Christina M. Cavage
      Christina M. Cavage Author of Next Generation Grammar 1 and University Success, Oral Communication

      ESL teacher, trainer for 26 years

      Blended Learning Advocate and FLIPper
    • Bill Bliss
      Bill Bliss Teacher, trainer, refugee center manager, advocate for immigrant education, author and president of the Language & Communication Workshop.

      His language learning programs include Side by Side, Word by Word, and the Voices of Freedom citizenship program.
    • José Viana
      José Viana Assistant Deputy Secretary and Director, Office of English Language Acquisition, Department of Education