It was a total success as 800 teachers and 60 National and International experts shared in two complete days of training and professional development
These were the presenters who joined us and shared their expertise with our Honduran Teachers
Main Keynote Speakers: Top to bottom – Grazzia Maria Mendoza, Honduras, HELTA Honduras TESOL President; Frances Westbrook, US based in Mexico, RELO US State Department; Luciana de Oliveira, Brazil based in the US, TESOL President; Holly Hansen-Thomas, US, Texas Women College; Kati Casto, US based in El Salvador, ELF US State Dept.
Special Guests – Featured Mini-Plenaries: Ulrich Schrader, Mexico, liaison CA&CB Affiliates TESOL Group; Franklin Tellez, Nicaragua, Past President CA&CB Affiliates TESOL Group and Past President NicaTESOL; Maria Trapero, Mexico, National Geographic Representative; Daniel Lowe, Panama; Knellee Bisram, Trinidad and Tobago based in US, CEO AHAM Education.
Guests of Honor – Central America and the Caribbean Basin Affiliates Regional TESOL Group Representatives: Teresita Rojas, GELI Cuba; Anibal Muñoz, PRTESOL President; Jennifer Alicea, Past President PRTESOL; Deyvis Sanchez, Dominico-Americano; Leticia Vela, Mexico; Ethnelda Paulino, Belize; Miguel Carranza, El Salvador; Carlos Mayorga, ACPI TESOL; Margarita Bennett de De Gracia, Panama TESOL President; Zuleika Zapateiro and Oderay Quijada, Panama TESOL; Diana Parra and Luz Stella Hernandez, TESOL Colombia; Elizabeth Ortiz, Past President EcuaTESOL; Olenka Villavicencio, PeruTESOL; Mary Allegra, President Venezuela TESOL, Monica Fernandez, Vice-President Venezuela TESOL, Isela Coronado, Bolivia TESOL; Monica Gandolfo, Argentina TESOL.
Conference Speakers: Bruno Sousa, Portugal; Paul Stufkens, New Zealand based in Honduras, Cathy Salonikidis, Greece; Susan Gaer, Susan Gaer, US; Patricia Dyer, US; Pia White, Mexico; Meindert Montenegro, Nicaragua; Juan Rios and Benjamin Samudio, Panama; Clara Onatra and Carolina Rodriguez, Colombia; Jose Burgos, Venezuela based in Honduras; Gabriela Rodriguez and Glenda Gallardo, Peru; Gabriel Diaz Maggioli, Bolivia; Francisco Brizuela, Kenia Guillen, and Jenny Guillen, San Pedro Sula, Honduras; Carlos Saavedra, El Progreso, Honduras; Ana Cervantes, Choluteca, Honduras; Suzanne Rajkumar, San Pedro Sula, Honduras; Jennifer Bodden and Karen Vasquez, El Progreso, Honduras; Sayda Mejia, Juana de Ayestas and Alejandra Sierra, Tegucigalpa, Honduras.
On July 13-14 we will hold our 4th Annual Convention “Empowering TESOL Communities through Collaboration” and will host the 14th Biannual Regional TESOL Group for CA&CB Basin. 18 representatives from 15 countries; Mexico, Central America, the Caribbean and South America will attend our convention and share their expertise with teachers and student-teachers from Honduras.