TO KSAALT !
The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia Association of Language Teachers is a group of language educators interested in promoting and supporting language instruction across Saudi Arabia. Although most members of KSAALT teach English as a second or foreign language, KSAALT welcomes educators that teach all languages or teach content with English as a medium of instruction. The main mission of this budding organization is to connect those interested in supporting and advancing language instruction. Its success depends on the ethos, logos, and pathos of its members. KSAALT supports educators from all institutions and levels (e.g. K-12, tertiary education, language institutions) and welcomes instructors from all nations.
KSAALT's short-term goals are to establish a strong, workable organization with appropriate governing documents, an active membership, and events that benefit educators in the area. In the long term, KSAALT hopes to host and help facilitate consistent monthly seminars, annual conferences, publish scholarly journals with a review board, and pursue new venues to accommodate our growing membership.
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TESOL and IATEFL AFFILIATION
KSAALT is the only affiliate in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia of both TESOL and IATEFL We are proud to be a sister- organization of such distinguished regional TESOL affiliates as TESOL Arabia, TESOL Egypt , TESOL Qatar , and the English Language Association of Turkey. Many KSAALT members are also members of TESOL and other affiliates in the region and in their home countries.
KSAALT EXECUTIVE COUNCIL
Malikah Sisay - President
Dr. Salem El-Etani - Vice-President
Thomas Wood - Past President
Dr. Philline Deraney - Executive Secretary
Mark W. Murray - Executive Treasurer
Wai-Si El-Hassan - Chief Editor
Dr. Alia Mitchell - Member-at-Large
Muhammad Siraj Khan - Member-at-Large
Ali Laftah - Social Media Officer
Michael Betz--Webmaster & Ed. Tech. Consultant
KSAALT 6th Annual MiniConference: December 13, 2014 at Saad Training Institute and Conference Center (located on the Saad Specialist Hospital Campus in Khobar)
8:00-8:30 am. Registration
8:30-8:40 Opening Remarks
8:45-10:00 John Hughes, National Geographic/Cengage Learning
10:05-11:20 Peter Lucantoni, Cambridge University Press
1:00-2:15 Dr. Christine Coombe, Dubai Men's College
2:15-2:30 Closing Remarks
Annual membership is SR175. Pay your chapter treasurer at the next meeting. If you've paid the SR35 Guest Fee in previous meeting this year, that amount will be deducted from your current membership fee.