Join our community of Chapters, Interest Groups, and Levels. Engage in rich conversation through our Message Boards and online communities, face-to-face networking, and peer-to-peer connections.

To become a CATESOL member, please go to Memberleap Portal.


Find your local chapter to connect with educators
and other professionals in your community.
  • Bay Area Chapter
  • Capital Area Chapter
  • Los Padres Chapter
  • Orange County Chapter


Join an Interest Group to meet others
who share your passion!
  • Emerging Literacy and Limited Education Interest Group
  • Intercultural Communication Interest Group
  • Material Writers Interest Group
  • Non-Native Language Educator Issues Interest Group
  • Online Teaching Interest Group
  • Part Time Educators Interest Group
  • Research Writers Interest Group
  • Technology Enhanced Language Learning Interest Group
  • Teaching English in the Workplace Interest Group
  • Teaching of Pronunciation Interest Group


Stay connected with others who teach at your level.
  • Adult Level
  • Community College Level
  • College/University Level
  • Intensive English Programs Level
  • Kindergarten through 12th Grade Level

How to opt into the Message Boards: See the slide show below, Slides 11 ff.

How to opt into the Message Boards: View the video below, 4:49 onward.