Ohio TESOL (Ohio Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages)
"Ohio TESOL, an association of teachers of English to speakers of other languages, provides professional representation, resources, and expertise in support of institutions and individuals dedicated to the education of learners for whom English is a non-native language.
Ohio TESOL (Ohio Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) is an affiliate of TESOL, an international professional organization. The specific purposes of this nonprofit organization are to promote scholarship, disseminate information, strengthen and improve instruction of English to speakers of other languages and dialects and cooperate with other groups within the state having similar purposes.
Ohio TESOL advocates and promotes professional development, interaction and leadership in the field of ESL and bilingual education within the state of Ohio and in so doing, promotes respect for the native cultures and languages of all citizens and students. Finally, Ohio TESOL encourages standards for professional preparation, language instruction and employment. Ohio TESOL has traditionally offered one conference each year, centrally located in Columbus." - Ohio TESOL website.