CELT Conference 2008


CELT Conference 2008

Nyack College is hosting the International Christians in English Language Teaching Conference (CELT) on Wednesday, April 2, 2008.

The first plenary speaker is Dr. Zoltan Dornyei, professor of Psycholinguistics at the University of Nottingham in the United Kingdom and a leading researcher in the field of motivation and second language acquisition.  His topic is "Vision and the Ideal Teacher Self."

The second plenary speaker is Ms Lavinia A’Costa, who directs the ESL program at the Brooklyn Tabernacle.  Her topic is "We're Doing It with Vision!"

In addition to plenary sessions, there will be workshops and informational sessions related to teaching English to speakers of other languages. Christians interested in teaching English in the United States, in their own countries, or abroad will find this conference inspiring and helpful.

Time: 8:30 - 4:30 pm.  This schedule allows time to get back to the TESOL Convention site for the first plenary session of the convention.

Address: 361 Broadway (corner of Franklin & Broadway)

Telephone number:
(646) 378-6137

Map and directions:
See this page.
Sponsors who wish to advertise or have an exhibit table may apply and pay online through this website (link below) or send the printable application form to the Nyack NY address below.  The deadline for sponsors was March 1, 2008.

Cost:  $25 for early registration.  The deadline for early registration is March 20, 2008.  On-site registration is $35.
You may register online through this website (link below), or send a printable registration form and check to:

Eleanor J. Pease
Nyack College
School of Ed
1 S. Blvd.
Nyack NY 10960
The chair of the one-day conference is Dr. Eleanor Pease.  All inquiries prior to the conference may be directed to:  Eleanor.Pease@nyack.edu or 845-675-4549 or Margaret.Bowen@nyack.edu (646) 378-6138.

Additional information and forms will be found at: http://christiansinelt.pbwiki.com
Printable Registration/Sponsorship Forms:
CELT 2008 Printable Registration Form (deadline has passed)
CELT 2008 Sponsorship Application Form (deadline has passed)

Online Registration/Sponsorship Forms:
CELT 2008 Online Registration Form>> (deadline has passed)
Sponsor or exhibit at CELT 2008 (Online Form)>> (deadline has passed)