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.



CATESOL, a non-profit organization, reserves the right to use photography and video images, names, and statements of conference attendees and presenters, age 18 and older, taken in conjunction with CATESOL sponsored events, including the Annual Conference, Regional Conferences, and chapter or interest group events for marketing and promotional purposes. Objection to the use of any of the above may be made in writing to the CATESOL office at:             

P.O.Box 9200-338

Fountain Valley, CA 92708