Professional Organizations

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages - TESOL is an international association that seeks to advance the teaching practices for teaching the English language. Find more about about publications and career and networking opportunities that TESOL has to offer.

American Association for Applied Linguistics- the AAAL is an organization that provides awareness and services about the way linguistics are perceived and used. The AAAL also tries to address language related issues that affect individuals and society. Learn more about the programs the AAAL has to offer.

United States Department of Education Resources

Office of English Language Acquisition - The Office of English Language Acquisition is a branch of the Department of Education that seeks to enhance and advance academic achievement for Limited English Proficient Students. Find more information on the Office of English Language Acquisition.

National Clearinghouse for English Language Acquisition- The NCELA provides support for OLEA and implements No Child Left Behind as it becomes necessary for English Language Learners (ELLS). Find information about federal grants, data and demographics, professional development, practices and resources from the NCELA.

Teaching in Nevada

Nevada Department of Education: Teacher Licensure - The Teacher Licensure webpage of the Nevada Department of Education provides information on what it takes to earn an ESL (English as a Second Language) endorsement for a teaching credential. This includes the requirements and what must be accomplished in order to earn the endorsement. Find more information about an ESL endorsement and what it takes to earn one.

Washoe County School District - The WCSD is a Reno, NV area school district that provides educational services to students from kindergarten up to the 12th grade. Find more information on the Washoe County School District or a Reno area school.

English Mastery: Nevada English Language Learner (ELL) Program, September 6, 2013 for NNELI. View this PowerPoint about state and federal initiatives, regarding ELL.