PennTESOL 2023 Fall Conference

  • Saturday, November 04, 2023
  • 9:00 AM - 2:00 PM
  • Furness High School 1900 S 3rd St, Philadelphia, PA 19148


  • Open to groups of 5 or more current PennTESOL Members.

    A code is required for group registration. Please email with the names of all group members to receive a registration code.
  • Rate Available until October 21.
  • Join PennTESOL for $25 ($20 for students) and register for only $40!
  • Discounted rate for teachers in the School District of Philadelphia. Email from your email address for a code!

Registration is closed

The PennTESOL 2023 Fall Conference will be held November 4, 2023, from 9:00 AM to 2:00 PM at Furness High School.

The theme will be Building Bridges & Scaffolding Success.


  8:45 a.m. 

Check-in & Breakfast

  9:00 a.m.

Plenary Speaker:

Mallory Fix-Lopez 

  10:00 a.m. 

Breakout Session 1

  10:30 a.m.

Breakout Session 2

  11:00 a.m. 

Lunch, Poster Sessions, and Networking

  12:00 noon

Breakout Session 3

  12:30 p.m.

Breakout Session 4

  1:00 p.m.

Keynote Speaker:

Daniel Peou


Doughnuts and Coffee will be available in the morning.

Lunch will be provided buy Greek from Greece.

Venue Details

Furness High School

1900 S. 3rd St.

By Car

  • Parking is available in the school parking lot.
  • From Route 76 (exit 350): Continue north on 7th St. to Mifflin St. Make a right onto Mifflin St. and continue to 3rd St. Make a right onto 3rd St. to enter the school parking lot.
  • From I-95 (exit 20): Make a right onto S. Christopher Columbus Blvd. and continue to Washington Ave. Make a right onto Washington Ave. and continue to 2nd St. Make a left onto 2nd St. and continue south. Enter the school parking lot on the right just after Mifflin St. Note that 2nd St. changes name to 3rd St.

By Public Transportation

  • From SEPTA Broad Street Line, Snyder Station: Take bus route 79 from the southwest corner of Broad & Snyder to 3rd St. Walk one block north on 3rd St. The school is on the left.
  • From SEPTA Market-Frankford Line, 5th St. Station: Walk to 4th St. and take bus route 57 from the northwest corner of 4th & Market to Mifflin St. Walk one block east on Mifflin St. The school is on the right.

PennTESOL East is a professional, non-profit association dedicated to the improvement and advancement of English language teaching in eastern Pennsylvania.

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