TU TESOL Conference

Join Maria from “Sesame Street” at this free conference on June 3 to learn strategies to support the needs of Maryland’s pre-k through grade 12 English learners and their families.

Representing, Innovating, Thriving

The TU Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Conference: Representing, Innovating, Thriving will take place Saturday, June 3 from 9 a.m.–2:30 p.m. at West Village Commons. This free, one-day conference invites classroom teachers, university faculty, school administrators, and community members to learn about research-based practices for multilingual learners and their families.

Save your seat. Register for the conference today.


Special keynote by “Maria” from Sesame Street

Sonia Manzano

For over 40 years, Sonia Manzano inspired, educated, and delighted children and families. For this keynote she will be talking about children and television, while infusing humor and charm into her presentation. Come meet her in person!


Detailed agenda will be released soon. Topics covered in the breakout sessions will include:

  • social-emotional learning
  • trauma informed practices
  • virtual tutoring
  • writing with multilingual learners
  • supporting families
  • summer literacy initiatives
  • students with limited or interrupted formal schooling (SLIFE)

About the TU College of Education 

The College of Education is committed to advancing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) in the classrooms. Through DEI-specific research, professional development and innovative pedagogies, we are working to provide current and future educators with interdisciplinary skills to advocate for students and families of all backgrounds.