A gathering of past NYS TESOL Presidents (2007)
Front, L to R: Darlene Larson (R.I.P. Dec. '08), Joanne Beard, Len Fox, Cynthia Wiseman Rear, L to R: Carol Pertchik, John Balbi, Margo Sampson, Anne Martin,  George Morris, Ann Wintergerst, Nancy Dunetz, Eric Nadelstern



Past Presidents of NYS TESOL

 Sarah Elia

2016



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Sarah Elia- Collaboration in the Classroom and Beyond- Syracuse, NY


 Robin Finnan Jones

2015



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Robin Finnan-Jones- Emerging Global Literacies in Language and Technology- White Plains


Susanne Marcus

2014






Susanne Marcus- Empowering ELLs: Equity, Engagement, Enrichment- Albany


Susanne Marcus

2013






Susanne Marcus – The Core of TESOL: Curriculum, Communication and Collaboration – White Plains


Rebekah Johnson

2012






Rebekah Johnson – Many Voices, Multiple Pathways to English Language Learning Success – Albany


Nanette Dougherty

2011






Nanette Dougherty – Enhancing English Learning: Connecting Communities Through Collaboration – Melville



Connie Dziombak

2010






Connie E. Dziombak – Forty Years and Forward: Responding to Change Through Innovation – Albany



Fran Olmos

2009






Fran Olmos – Critical Literacy: Opening Words and Worlds to English Language Learners – White Plains



2008






Cornelia Randolph – Understanding Language, Cognition, and Language Learners – Buffalo


Joanne Beard

2007






Joanne Beard – Technology: The Language that Brings Us Together – White Plains


2006






Terri Brady-Mendez – Getting to the Core: Language and Content – Saratoga


2005






Darla DiPiro – In Diversity is Unity – New York City


2004






George J. Morris – Celebrating Language and Culture – Syracuse


Elke Apelbaum Savoy

2003






Elke Apelbaum Savoy – One World: Now Closer than Ever – Rye Brook


2002






Diana Segovia – Making Every Student Count – Saratoga



Cynthia Wiseman

2001






Cynthia Wiseman – Language Testing Matters: Make It Count! – Rye Brook


2000






Anne V. Martin – Celebrating NYS TESOL: Making a Difference 1970-2000 – Rochester


1999






Carol Janda – Investing in Language – Melville


1998






Marian Blaber – Humanism in ESL: Engaging the Whole Person in the Joy of Learning – Buffalo


1997






George Morris – Toward the New Millennium: Tools, Techniques, and Technologies – Rye Brook


Ann C. Wintergerst

1996






Ann C. Wintergerst – Clearing the Hurdles in the Classroom and the Community – Saratoga


1995






Patricia Forton – Launching the Stars of the Future – New York City


1994






Annette Shideler – The American Quilt: Celebrating Our Diversity – Uniondale


1993






Len Fox – Education Unites the World – Syracuse


1992






Carol E. Perchik – Respecting Diversity: Honoring Tradition – Rye Brook


1991






Margo A. Sampson – Educating the Whole Person for the Whole World: A Capital Idea – Albany


John Balbi

1990






John L. Balbi – Beacons for Student Success: Equity, Cooperation, Excellence – Melville



1989






Anna Marie Carrillo - The Professional Challenge: Teachers Setting the Agenda- Rochester


1988






Nancy S. Dunetz – Exploring Assumptions, Exploding Myths – Tarrytown


1987






James A. Lydon – Realizing the Dream – Buffalo


1986






Fay Pallen – Keepers of the Torch – New York City


1985






Eric Nadelstern – Threshold to TESOL 2000 – Syracuse


1984






James E. Weaver – Waves – Tarrytown


1983






Marla Mastandrea – Where Have All the Methods Gone? – Smithtown


1982






Richard Quintanilla – Albany


1981






Nancy Frankfort – Rochester


1980






Joan Donnelly – New York City


1979






John Fanselow – Connecting – Buffalo


1978






Jeanette D. Macero – Celebrating Languages – Lake Placid


1977






Alice Perlman – New Approaches, New Methods, New Attitudes – Grossinger’s


1976






Mary E. Hines – Languages in Education – Albany


1975






Frank Friuli – Awareness: A Whole Person Approach to Language Learning – Rochester


1974






Carmen A. Perez – Multiculturalism – Syracuse


1973






Darlene Larson – Grossinger’s


1972






Celia Belfrom – Grossinger’s


1971






Harvey Nadler – New York City