Welcome to the home of TexTESOL V

Welcome to Texas Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages: Region 5 (TexTESOL V).  TexTESOL V is one of five affiliates of TexTESOL which reports to their parent organization, TESOL International.  Our affiliate serves all of North Texas from Nacogdoches to Amarillo and in all levels of education from pre-K to Higher Education.


We provide support to teachers, students, and administrators through professional development opportunities, the dissemination of field-specific expertise in English language teaching and learning, and various types of advocacy that is related to the entire profession. TexTESOL V is dedicated to serve its members and the ESL community in North Texas.  We are grateful for all who continue to support our mission.

Some highlights from the State Conference this year.

Steven Krashen stole the show once again keeping everyone captivated, but it was his one on one conversations with our very own Les Brinkerhoff that had us cheering for more.







The students pictured here also packed the room as they told their stories of their journey from refugee to fluent English speakers in what is believed to be an impossibly short time proving once again that there is no substitute for motivation, talent, and great instruction.




Congratulations goes out to our neighboring affiliate TexTESOL IV for putting on such a wonderful conference!



We are proud to be partnered with many great organizations like Yakut TESOL

Join our upcoming Online Discussion between TexTESOL V and Yakut TESOL!
Webinar will be on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2015 at 9 a.m. EDT.


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TexTESOLer Of The Year

We are proud to showcase the outstanding achievements of all of these bright educators, but there can be only one.


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TexTESOL V, the TexTESOL affiliate for the North Texas region, will provide four (4) $1000 scholarships to selected North Texas applicants who meet the requirements.

TexTESOL V Will Host the State Conference

Fall 2018

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Whether you are already a member or considering joining our organization, we are here to support your efforts in the field of English language learning.

Free 1-year TESOL membership

Free one-year membership to TexTESOL V when you attend our annual Fall Conference.

Continuous Development

TexTESOL V provides opportunities throughout the year for TESOL professionals to hone their skills as language instructors and administrators.

Networking Opportunities

Networking with colleagues at board meetings and conferences can be invaluable to your development as a TESOL professional.

TexTESOLer of the Year 2017-2018


Region V TexTESOLer of the Year: Les Brinkerhoff Leslie A. Brinkerhoff, Jr oversees the Continuing Education Program at Mountain View College in Dallas, Texas. He teaches credit classes for upper level writing courses for the ESOL program there as well. Prior to working at Mountain View College, he worked in several countries in Africa, particularly francophone countries, as a literacy consultant assisting local communities in the development of literacy programs fitted to local cultures, languages in use, and other environmental factors. He graduated with a Master’s degree in Linguistics from the University of Texas at Arlington and a Bachelor’s degree in French from Houghton College in New York State. He is fluent in French and has an intermediate ability to communicate in Spanish.


The International Research Foundation for English Language Education

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