NYS TESOL Member of the Month for June 2018
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- Eligibility – Nominee is a current NYS TESOL Member.
- Selection Criteria – Nominee demonstrates a commitment to the field.
– In addition to 12 months of recognition on our web site, each year the
12 Members of the Month will be entered into a Raffle for a
complimentary registration to the NYS TESOL Annual Conference.
– Click the link below and tell us about your nominees contributions
to the field and/or our community of educators and students. A
NYS TESOL committee will review the entries and select the monthly
Meet the NYS TESOL Member of the Month for
New York City Region
Tristan Thorne holds a BA in Language Studies from UC Santa Cruz and an
MA in Applied Linguistics from Teachers College, Columbia University.
He has taught English in Spain, Japan, and the United States.
In addition to teaching at the American Language Program at Columbia
University, Tristan is also a Curriculum Specialist for Tools for Clear
Speech, an academic support program at CUNY's Baruch College that
improves the oral communication skills of English language learners.
His areas of interest include English pronunciation pedagogy,
technology in the classroom, and the assessment of second language
Since January 2016, Tristan has had the pleasure of serving as NYS
TESOL's New York City Region Co-Chair, a position shared with Jordan
Van Horn. This leadership opportunity has allowed him to help organize
recurring workshops for the New York City TESOL community, including
"Tech in Ten," co-sponsored by Tools for Clear Speech.
Other co-sponsored workshops include a semesterly writing workshop at
Columbia University, coordinated by the American Language Program's
Babi Kruchin, and "Night at the Museum," spearheaded by Jordan and
co-sponsored by The Center for Immigrant Education and Training at
What Tristan enjoys most about being a NYS TESOL member are the myriad
possibilities for professional development, and he looks forward to
collaborating with educators from all Special Interest Groups in the
Check out our wonderful annual awards and nominate a colleague this year !
Celebrating Our Past Members of the Month
Seonhee Cho Meredith Van
Schuyler Dr. Lucia
Buttaro Iraida A. Bodre
Region New York City Region Long Island
Region New York City Region New York City Region