Our next conference is Saturday, February 25, 2017
at Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, Spokane, WA
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Latest updates (2016)
  • New! Most presenter handouts are now available.
  • The full conference program (PDF-12 mb) is now available for downloading for viewing on your computer or mobile device.
  • Presentations are available for viewing here. Smart phone viewing HERE.
  • Good news for K-12 attendees! National Geographic Learning will present 3 workshops on K-12 curriculum. Checkout the three presentations (here, here and here) by Denise Detmar.
  • Instructions to Presenters and Instructions to Exhibitors are available.
  • Daphne Mackey will be our 2016 Keynote speaker. Read more HERE.
  • NEWESD101 clock hours will again be available (6 hours for $12) at the conference for K-12 teachers.
  • Good news! Grand Canyon University has donated bags for this year’s conference. The first 400 attendees will receive a free conference bag.
  • New this year!Networking with colleagues time in the Commons at 4 p.m. To help nourish your conversations with colleagues and friends, we will be providing snacks (cookies and veggies) and beverages.
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About the Spokane Regional ESL Conference
The Spokane Regional ESL Conference began in 1990 with a few local ESL directors and teachers meeting in the faculty lounge at Gonzaga University. (See copies of the the first two programs HERE.) The conference has grown to more than 425 registrants by 2016 and includes attendees throughout the state of Washington, Idaho and Montana.

The conference is a collaborative effort of
representatives from Eastern Washington University, Gonzaga University, the Institute for Extended Learning, Mukogawa Fort Wright Institute, Spokane Public Schools, Whitworth University, the Community Colleges of Spokane, the Central Valley School District, the Intensive American Language Center (IALC) at WSU, the Spokane College of English Language and Moody Bible Institute - Spokane.