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Application Deadline: June 1, 2023
See all 2022 award winners and learn more about awards on our Awards Padlet.

CATESOL Interest Group Award:
Ron Lee
Technology Award

This $1,000 award will go to the ESL instructor who has integrated technology in innovative ways to support ESL teaching.

CATESOL Level Award: Community College
Student Essay Award

This award honors an ESL student in a credit or non-credit program in community college. The essay winner will receive $200 worth of books from Townsend Press.

CATESOL Level Award:
English Language Research Award

Intended to encourage a range of scholarly work not often represented in traditional publications, this award highlights exceptional work being done in the field of ESL/TESL:
classroom-based research; curricular projects; and other research regarding theory, research, pedagogy, and/or educational policy. 

CATESOL Level Award:
Community College Professional Development Award

Sponsored by
National Geographic Learning,
this $500 award honors an outstanding Community College ESL instructor who is nominated by a peer instructor for successfully providing opportunities for empowering students in the classroom


CATESOL Education Foundation Memorial Award:
Gordon Johnson
Membership Award

Two part-time teachers currently teaching ESL in California will receive a one-year membership to CATESOL to encourage their ongoing interest in professional development.

CATESOL Education Foundation Memorial Award:
Rick Sullivan
Registration Award

This CATESOL Education Foundation award covers annual conference registration costs for CATESOL members currently in graduate school who have made a contribution to the organization.

Special Thanks to Our Awards Sponsors

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