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Advocacy Tools and Resources

Supporting the English Language Teaching Field


Take advantage of resources that amplify your voice.

Community and Family Toolkit

Engage the families of English learners in classrooms, schools, and communities. 

ESSA Resources

The Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA), is a statute that funds primary and secondary education in the United States. Learn how to navigate the law. 

Government and Nonprofit Resources

Resources on Immigration and Refugee Concerns 

U.S. immigration and refugee policies have an immediate impact on English language learners and educators. To help teachers and learners understand and respond, TESOL has provided a list of statements, letters, and resources.

Learn more. 

Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) Resources 

As the largest piece of U.S. federal legislation to address adult education and workforce training, WIOA provides funding to adult English language learner programs across the United States. It will help you better understand the law and its impact on adult multilingual learners of English.  

Access the free resource kit.

Newsletters and Articles 

The Education Policy section of offers additional information for English language educators.

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Advocacy Action Center

The action center is a free resource for all advocates, TESOL members and non-members alike, to find and contact their members of the United States Congress and state legislatures. Most importantly advocates can answer action alerts from TESOL to contact their members of Congress on important issues TESOL is tracking.

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