Tunisia TESOL Conference

Public Affairs Officer Michael Macy gave opening remarks at the Tunisia TESOL Conference. He emphasized the Embassy’s support of English education and teachers, highlighting several State Department programs that provide teachers opportunities to better understand the U.S. educational system. Myrtis Mixon, a professor at the University of California, gave a plenary session on how to best motivate developing writers.  Ms. Mixon, whose attendance at the conference was sponsored by the U.S. Embassy, also gave a workshop on the use of stories in the classroom.