Embassy Participates in Tunisia TESOL 4th International Conference

Public Affairs Officer (PAO) Stacy Barrios, Public Diplomacy Officer (PDO) Sarah Hennessey, and English Language Teaching Coordinator (ELTC) Saida Jedidi Sfaxi attended the Tunisia TESOL 4th International Conference on “Professionalism in ELT” on March 3 in Hammamet. The Embassy delegation met with the Tunisia TESOL President, Board members, members from across Tunisia, and conference participants from Algeria and Morocco.  PAO Stacy Barrios delivered remarks during the opening session, underscoring the Embassy’s support for English language programming in Tunisia.  She emphasized the important role and meaningful work of teachers in their communities.  She also stressed the importance of learning other languages to enhance mutual understanding and to become better partners in business, culture, and in our increasingly global society.