November 12, 2019
November 2019 Member Connection
The EnglishUSA Member Connection is distributed regularly throughout the year to provide members with information and updates on upcoming activities and events.
November 13, 2019 Webinar
"It Wasn't My Decision: Working through the Complexity of Change"
Title: It wasn’t my Decision!: Working through the Complexity of Change
 
Description: When changes occur in language schools/programs, it can often feel that there are top down decisions being made that may not always be presented effectively. We discuss experiences and best practices for change management and how to create psychological safety for employees during a time of tumultuous change.

Presenters:
Nadine Baladi (Parliament Group), Emma Tudor (EF)
 
Moderator:
Cheryl Delk-Le Good, Executive Director, EnglishUSA
 
Time: Nov 13, 2019 02:00 PM ET
 
Price: $30 for non-members, complimentary for members
2020 Professional Development Conference
January 23-24, 2019
Early bird rate expiring soon!

Discounts for teams of 3 or more!

Do you need a justification letter to request funding from your program/institution? Click here to download a template you can customize!
EnglishUSA Certified Trade Mission
November 18-22, 2019
It's here at last!! EnglishUSA heads to Colombia and Brazil next week for the first Certified Trade Mission (CTM) dedicated to English language programs. Twenty-five programs will be attending the CTM, along with Cheryl Delk-Le Good, Executive Director, EnglishUSA, who will be promoting the organization and its members at various events and meetings. Amy Ryan, US Commercial Services and the EnglishUSA liaison for its Strategic Partnership, will also be on the mission. We will provide a report in December!
Boston University
California Baptist University
California State University, Long Beach 
Central Michigan University
Drexel University
D'Youville University
Georgetown University
Georgia Institute of Technology
International Language Institute of Massachusetts
Lewis & Clark College
Michigan State University 
Minnesota State University, Mankato

North Carolina State University
Pace University
Rowan University
Southeast Missouri State University 
SUNY New Paltz
The University of Alabama
University of Denver
University of Florida
University of Houston
University of Iowa
University of Missouri
Western Washington University
Wisconsin ESL Institute (WESLI)
ACCET Annual Conference 2019
Cheryl Delk-Le Good attended and presented at the ACCET Annual Conference last week in Phoenix, AZ. She served on a panel "Views from the Field" as well as a session with Brenda Robati (The Language Company) on Hot Topics for IEPs. She was also so fortunate to meet up (and meet for the first time!) people from multiple member programs: Approach International, EF, Stafford House, EC, and OEI among others. Associate members Higher Education Marketing (Scott Cross) and Pearson (Sara Davila) were also in attendance!
Limited Office Hours
Due to upcoming travel for EnglishUSA and holiday schedules, the EnglishUSA office will have some limited availability and holiday closures. Keep in mind that questions about membership and the upcoming PDC event in January can be sent to info@englishusa.org.

November 14-26 (Limited Availability) 
November 27-29 (Office Closed)
December 8-15 (Limited Availability) 
December 18-24 (Limited Availability)
December 25 – January 1 (Office Closed)
Headed to TESOL in Denver in 2020?
EnglishUSA is collaborating with TESOL to offer a pre-convention workshop: "Fixing the Plane While Flying: Piloting ELPs through Changing Conditions." This is an extended version of a webinar offered earlier this fall. Presenters include:
  • Alan Broomhead, Showa Institute-Boston, Jamaica Plain, Massachusetts, USA
  • Cheryl Delk-Le Good, EnglishUSA (moderator), Marietta, Georgia, USA
  • Jackie McCafferty, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Jennifer Phillips, WESLI, Madison, Wisconsin, USA

NOTE: You do not need to attend the entire TESOL Convention to attend this workshop.
EnglishUSA On the Road: ICEF & AIRC
Next month, Cheryl Delk-Le Good, Executive Director, will be attending the ICEF Workshop in Miami followed by the AIRC Conference, presenting with EnglishUSA members Nadine Baladi (The Parliament Group), Franklin Pesantez (University of Denver), and Bill Wallace (University of Alabama).
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