About Us

WITESOL is the professional organization for Wisconsin Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.  As an affiliate of TESOL International and an associate of IATEFL, we provide professional development opportunities and a network for educators of English Learners and multilingual students of all levels and ages around the state of Wisconsin.

Announcements from WITESOL:

WITESOL Fall Conference – November 9, 2024

The 2024 conference will be Saturday, November 9th! We will be holding the conference at the Verona Area High School, in Verona, Wisconsin. Early Bird Registration is open! Click here to register for the conference.

ELL Swap Shop – Wausau, Wisconsin

On May 17th, WITESOL sponsored a “Swap Shop” at Northcentral Technical College in Wausau, Wisconsin. In total, 19 educators attended this professional development event, including educators from seven different school districts. Additionally, there were representatives from the Marathon Literacy Council, CESA 9, Burlington English, and Northcentral Technical College. The attendees had a positive experience and enjoyed sharing ideas and resources with each other. A special thank you to WITESOL members, Ina Riehle and Kathy Stamos, for planning this event!

Host a Regional Event with WITESOL!

WITESOL welcomes requests for regional mini-workshops, mini-conferences, or other professional development (PD) events organized by WITESOL members to provide PD opportunities for teachers, administrators, other staff who work with English learners (ELs) and their families. Individuals or local teams of WITESOL members may develop proposals for these events. To learn more, or to request funding, visit https://www.witesol.com/funding-opportunities/guidelines/.