The History of KATESOL (in progress)

1982 to 2006

Compiled by Edith Palmberg, Historian, KATESOL/BE

 

October 27, 1982                    KATESOL is officially welcomed as the 60th Affiliate of International TESOL

 

April, 1983                               First KATESOL Meeting

                                                            with James Alatis, Executive Secretary, International TESOL

                                                            Red Coach Inn-West, Salina, KS

 

                                                1983-84 KATESOL Officers

                                                            Michele Blatti (Wichita), President

                                                            MMT Henderson (Lawrence), First Vice-President

                                                            Betty Soppelsa (Lawrence), Second Vice-President

                                                            Char Neill, Member at Large

                                                            Gaila Freeman, Member at Large

 

March 23-24, 1984                  KATESOL State Meeting

                                                            Keynote Speaker: Penelope M. Alatis

                                                            Red Coach Inn West, Salina

                                                            Note: International TESOL was in Houston, Texas that year

 

                                                1984-85 KATESOL Officers

                                                            Kathleen Mellor (Wichita), President

                                                            Suzanne Achleitner (Emporia), First Vice President

                                                            Michael M.T. Henderson (Lawrence), Second Vice President

                                                            Bob Crosier (Lawrence), Secretary/Treasurer

                                                            Sara Farley (Wichita), Member at Large

                                                            Ellen Lipp (Emporia), Newsletter Editor

 

October 26-27, 1984               1984 KATESOL Fall Conference

                                                            Wichita Holidome, Wichita

                                                            Keynote Speaker: Darlene Larson, New York

                                                            Public Policy Speaker: Kansas State Senator Paul Feliciano Jr.

 

April 19-20, 1985                    1985 KABE/KATESOL Spring Conference

                                                            Wichita Holiday Medical Center Holidome

                                                            Keynote Speaker: Lydia Stack, Newcomer High School, San Francisco, CA

                                                            Note: International TESOL 85 was held in New York, NY

 

                                                1985-86 KATESOL Officers

                                                            Suzanne Achleitner (Emporia), President

                                                            Susan Hildebrand (Lawrence), First Vice President

                                                            Kathleen Mellor (Wichita), Second Vice President

                                                            Bob Crosier (Lawrence), Secretary/Treasurer

                                                            Sara Farley (Wichita), Member at Large

                                                            Mercedes Eskitch (Garden City), Member at Large

 

April 11-12, 1986                    1986 KATESOL Spring Conference

                                                            Red Coach Inn West, Salina

                                                            Keynote Speaker: Mary Hines, Chair, TESOL Nominating Committee

                                                            Friday presenters: Jane Averill, Chuck Seibel, Anne Sanders, David Stewart, Bob Crosier, David Metzger, Mario Ramos

                                                            Saturday presenters: Carolyn Heacock, Jane McMurrer, Mona Hargadine, Sandy Crosier, Elizabeth Soppelsa,

                                                            Marguerite Martinez, Shani Crossen, Sharon Weiss, Sheryl Kulich, Beverley Holmskog

 

                                                1986-87 KATESOL Officers

                                                            Susan Hildebrand (Lawrence), President

                                                            Sandy Crosier (Lawrence), First Vice President

                                                            Suzanne Achleitner (Emporia), Second Vice President

                                                            Bob Crosier (Lawrence), Secretary/Treasurer

                                                            Mercedes Eskitch (Lawrence), Member at Large

                                                            Bobbie Anderson, Member at Large

 

April 10-11, 1987                    1987 KATESOL Spring Conference

                                                            Red Coach Inn West, Salina

                                                            Keynote Speaker: Frederick Jenks, Florida State

                                                            Topic: “Cross-Cultural Issues and Instruction”

                                                            Note: International TESOL 87 was held in Miami, FL

 

April 15-16, 1988                    1988 KATESOL Spring Conference

                                                            Red Coach Inn West, Salina

                                                            Keynote Speaker: Michelle Sabino, Houston, TX

                                                            Topic: “But What About Teacher Motivation?”

                                                            Note: International TESOL 88 was held in Chicago, IL

 

                                                1988-89 KATESOL Officers

                                                            Enid Cocke (Manhattan), President

                                                            Barbara Tierney (Manhattan), First Vice President

                                                            Susan Hildebrand Russell (Lawrence), Second Vice President

                                                            Betty Soppelsa (Lawrence), Secretary/Treasurer

                                                            Christine Chalender (Hays), Member at Large

                                                            Greta Tasker (Olathe), Member at Large

 

April 14-15, 1989                    1989 KATESOL Spring Conference

                                                            Overland Park Ramada Inn, Overland Park, KS

                                                            Keynote Speaker: Fraida Dubin, University of Southern California

                                                            Topic: “Reading With and Without Words”

                                                            Note: KABE invited various speakers on such topics as:

                                                                        *pre-reading

                                                                        *reading strategies

                                                                        *reading through the content area

                                                            Note: International TESOL 89 was held in San Antonia, TX

 

                                                1989-90 KATESOL Officers

                                                            Barbara Tierney (Manhattan), President

                                                            O. Dean Gregory (Lawrence), First Vice President

                                                            Enid Cocke (Manhattan), Second Vice President

                                                            Betty Soppelsa (Lawrence), Secretary/Treasurer

                                                            Christine Chalender (Hays), Member at Large

                                                            Greta Tasker (Olathe), Member at Large

 

April 20-21, 1990                    1990 KATESOL Spring Conference

                                                            K-State Union, Manhattan

                                                            Keynote Speaker: James W. Abbott, Director of Cooperative Urban Teachers Education, Inc.

                                                            Topic: “Working with Multi-level, Multicultural Students”

                                                            Note: International TESOL 1990 was held in San Francisco, CA

 

                                                1990-91 KATESOL Officers

                                                            O. Dean Gregory (Lawrence), President

                                                            Barbara Tierney (Manhattan), Second Vice President

                                                            Betty Soppelsa (Lawrence), Secretary/Treasurer

 

April 12-13, 1991                    1991 KATESOL Spring Conference

                                                            Ramada Hotel at Broadview Place, Wichita, KS

                                                            Note: International TESOL 1991 was held in New York, NY

                                                           

                                                1991-92 KATESOL Officers

                                                            Christine Chalender (Hays), President

                                                            Mary Wood (Manhattan), First Vice President

                                                            O. Dean Gregory (Lawrence), Second Vice President

                                                            Betty Soppelsa (Lawrence), Secretary/Treasurer

                                                            Shani Crossen (Shawnee Mission), Member at Large

                                                            Liz Byleen (Lawrence), Newsletter Editor

 

April 24-25, 1992                    1992 KATESOL Spring Conference

                                                            Red Coach Inn, Salina

                                                            Note: International TESOL 1992 was held in Vancouver, Canada

 

                                                1992-93 KATESOL Officers

                                                            Mary Wood (Manhattan), President

                                                            Edith Palmberg (Lawrence), First Vice President

                                                            Christine Chalender (Hays), Second Vice President

                                                            Martha Harris (Lawrence), Secretary/Treasurer

                                                            Deana Reimer (Dodge City), Member at Large

                                                            Shani Crossen (Shawnee Mission), Member at Large

                                                            Liz Byleen (Lawrence), Newsletter Editor

 

March 5-6, 1993                      1993 KATESOL Spring Conference

                                                            Kansas State University, Manhattan

                                                            Keynote Speaker: Janet Fisher-Hoult, TESOL Executive Board Member

                                                            Topic: “Effective Teaching Methods and Certification and Training for ESL”

                                                            Note: International TESOL 1993 was held in Atlanta, GA

 

                                                1993-94 KATESOL Officers

                                                            Edith Palmberg (Lawrence), President

                                                            Donna Skinner (Garden City), First Vice President

                                                            Martha Harris (Lawrence), Secretary/Treasurer

                                                            Donna Reimer (Dodge City), Member at Large

                                                            Elaine Fox (Deerfield), Member at Large

                                                            Liz Byleen (Lawrence), Newsletter Editor

 

April 22-23, 1994                    1994 KATESOL Spring Conference

                                                            Quality Inn, Lawrence, KS

                                                            Keynote Speaker: Lydia Stack, Newcomer High School, San Francisco, CA

                                                            Topic: “Teaching Literacy Through Literature”

 

                                                1994-95 KATESOL Officers

                                                            Edith Palmberg (Lawrence), President

                                                            Mary Lou Haag (Manhattan), First Vice President

                                                            Martha Harris (Lawrence), Secretary/Treasurer

                                                            Sandra Bible (Shawnee Mission), Member at Large

                                                            Enid Cocke, Terry Pruett-Said, Mary Wood (Manhattan), Newsletter Editors

 

March 3-4, 1995                      1995 KATESOL Spring Conference

                                                            Holiday Inn West, Topeka, KS

                                                            Keynote Speaker: Joy Reid

                                                            Topic: “The Reading/Writing Connection”

 

                                                1995-1996 KATESOL Officers

                                                            Mary Lou Haag (Manhattan), President

                                                            Lois Johnson (Emporia), First Vice President

                                                            Edith Palmberg (Lawrence), Second Vice President

                                                            Martha Harris (Lawrence), Secretary/Treasurer

                                                            Sandra Bible (Shawnee Mission), Member at Large

                                                            Krishna Chawla (Wichita), Member at Large

                                                            Enid Cocke, Terry Pruett-Said, Mary Wood (Manhattan), Newsletter Editors

 

April 12-13, 1996                    1996 KATESOL Spring Conference

                                                            Emporia Holidome, Emporia, KS

                                                            Keynote Speaker: Susan Carkin, Utah State University

                                                            Topic: “Content Based Context”

                                                            Note: International TESOL 1996 was held in Chicago, IL

 

                                                1996-1997 KATESOL Officers

                                                            Lois Johnson (Emporia State University), President

                                                            Larry Wills (Topeka Public Schools), First Vice President

                                                            Mary Lou Haag (K-State English Language Program), Second Vice President

                                                            Martha Harris (K.U. Applied English Center), Secretary/Treasurer

                                                            Krishna Chawla (Mt. St. Mark’s, Wichita), Member at Large

                                                            Michael Mingucci (International Services, K.U. Medical Center, Kansas City), Member at Large

                                                            Enid Cocke, Terry Pruett-Said, Mary Wood (K-State English Language Program), Newsletter Editors

 

April 11-12, 1997                    1997 KATESOL Spring Conference

                                                            Holiday Inn West, Topeka, KS

                                                            Special Sessions:

                                                            “Training Students and Teachers for an Intercultural Classroom”

 Margaret Coffey, University of Kansas Applied English Center

                                                             “Surfing the Internet”

                                                            KAW Area Technical School, Topeka, KS

                                                            Note: International TESOL 1997 was held in Orlando, FL                               

 

                                                1997-1998 KATESOL Officers

                                                            Larry Wills (Topeka Public Schools), President

                                                            Sandra Bible (Shawnee Mission Schools, Prairie Village, KS), First Vice President

                                                            Lois Johnson (Emporia State University), Second Vice President

                                                            Martha Harris (K.U. Applied English Center), Secretary/Treasurer

                                                            Michael Mingucci (International Services, K.U. Medical Center, Kansas City), Member at Large

                                                            Joyce Drydale (Jardine-Edison, Wichita), Member at Large

                                                            Jenell Williams, Naomi Ossar, Linda Bottom (K-State English Language Program), Newsletter Editors

 

 

NOTE: The History of KATESOL project is a work in progress.

To add your information, data, documents, please e-mail: Edith Palmberg (palmberg@sunflower.com)

or e-mail historyproject@katesol.org .