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Becoming an ITBE Member

Whether you are trying to make a difference in the lives of your students, teaching newcomers to the field to be the best they can be, or conducting research in the field of second language learning, Illinois TESOL-BE connects you to a community of professionals involved in the field of teaching English to speakers of other languages and Bilingual Education. Membership in Illinois TESOL-BE is open to teachers, students, administrators, researchers, curriculum developers, tutors, volunteers, and other interested individuals.

To become a member, please register online using Illinois TESOL-BE's online membership registration service.

Membership Rates

One-Year Membership
Two-Year Membership 
Regular $40.00
Student* $25.00

Regular $ 70.00

*Student membership applications must be accompanied by verification of full-time enrollment (e.g., current semester registration). Please email verification of full-time enrollment to Membership will remain inactive until this documentation is received and reviewed, which may take up to two days. You will not be able to register for the convention at the member rate until this process is completed.

Membership in Illinois TESOL-BE is separate from membership in TESOL.


Illinois TESOL-BE membership benefits:

  • Subscription to the quarterly Illinois TESOL-BE Newsletter
  • Reduced fees for the Annual Convention
  • Reduced fees to the Fall Workshop, the Spring Workshop, the Graduate Student Conference and other professional development events throughout Illinois.
  • Eligibility for Illinois TESOL-BE Awards such as graduate and undegraduate scholarship and professional development grants.
  • Membership in Special Interest Groups
  • Access to publishers' exhibits at Illinois TESOL-BE conferences
For additional information on becoming involved with Illinois TESOL-BE, please use our Contact Us form. An ITBE Board member will be in contact with you soon. Information is also available on the Volunteer and Nominations webpages.

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