CATESOL has a variety of printed resources to serve the needs of ESL professionals. The following is a list of the publications available and their cost, if any.

Publication Description Cost
Proceedings of the 2007 CATESOL Statewide Conference no cost
Proceedings of the 2006 CATESOL Statewide Conference no cost
Proceedings of the 2005 CATESOL Statewide Conference no cost
The CATESOL Journal 1988 - 2003 $10 each
The CATESOL Journal, Issue 9.1 (1996), special theme issue: "Intersegmental Articulation" $10
The CATESOL Journal Spring 1994, special theme issue: "Beyond Classroom Boundaries: Incorporating Context in Teaching" $10
The CATESOL Journal April 1992, special theme issue: "Content-Based Instruction" $10
CATESOL Directory of Programs in English as a Second Language at California and Nevada - Colleges and Universities $7.50
CATESOL College and University Directory of Professional Programs in TESOL in California and Nevada $7.50
California Pathways: The Second Language Student in Public High Schools, Colleges & Universities
You can download California Pathways in Adobe Acrobat PDF format for free (you need the Adobe Acrobat reader to view this version). The file is 830K. If you would like a printed copy of California Pathways, the cost is $15. Please allow 4 - 6 weeks for hard copies.
Community College ESL Proficiency Level Descriptors $3
Minimum Qualifications for Teaching ESL in California and Nevada free
Position Statements (see below) free

Prices include tax and shipping. Send your order and a check to:

P.O. Box 9200-338
Fountain Valley, CA 92708-9200

Members get access to digital versions of The CATESOL News and The CATESOL Journal as a part of their membership. Members can subscribe to receive print copies of CATESOL publications.

Free publications can be requested over the phone or via e-mail:


CATESOL has written eleven position papers to address issues of concern to ESL professionals. These papers have been used as references for discussion, support for legislation, and guidelines for program development. CATESOL encourages you to make use of these position papers in your local districts. If you are from out-of-state, CATESOL encourages you to adapt these papers to suit your circumstances.

In all cases, please give credit to: California Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages.