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Honors and Awards
LCC Faculty to present at upcoming TexTESOL State Conference in Houston
TexTESOL IV will be hosting the TexTESOL State Conference November 14th through the 16th at the Westin Oaks Galleria in Houston. Many of the LCC's teachers and administrators will be in attendance to network with colleagues and to share ideas on English language teaching and ELT program management. Teachers Anna Hood, Carole Franklin, Nahid Ghanimi, Sandra Carrettin-Mulvany, Michalina Mrugala, and Thong Dang will be presenting at the conference.
Joy Tesh currently serving as President of UCIEP Board of Directors
At the spring, 2012 business meeting of UCIEP (University and College Intensive English Programs), Joy Tesh, LCC Director, was elected to the UCIEP Board of Directors and is now serving as President of the UCIEP Board for the 2013-2014 term.
UCIEP is an independent consortium of university and college-administered intensive English programs in the United States. Founded in 1967, UCIEP's purpose is to advance professional standards and quality instruction in intensive English programs at universities and colleges in the United States. Member programs are committed to the consortium's effort to ensure that students receive the highest quality intensive English instruction from trained, professional teachers. For more information concerning UCIEP, visit the website: http://www.uciep.org
LCC Faculty will present at TESOL International Convention in Portland, Oregon
LCC teachers Farideh Darvishi and Sandra Carrettin-Mulvany were recently advised that their presentation proposal had been accepted by the Intenational TESOL organization for the annual convention next spring. Ms. Darvishi and Ms. Carrettin-Mulvany will present "Enticing the Reticent Reader" at the TESOL Convention in Portland, Oregon in March 2014.
LCC SEVIS Compliance Coordinator chairs Houston Forum
Samrach Long, SEVIS Compliance Coordinator, is serving as Chair for the Houston Forum of Advisors of Internationals (Houston Forum) for the 2013-2014 term. For more information about the Houston Forum, please visit their website at https://sites.google.com/site/houstonforumisss/home
LCC Teachers serve as officers on TexTESOL IV Board
Anna Lauzon Hood, LCC Teacher and Program Manager, Curriculum and Special Programs, is currently serving as the Newsletter Editor for Texas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages, Region IV. LCC Teacher Farideh Darvishi is secretary of that organization. For more information about TexTESOL IV, please visit their website at http://textesoliv.org/