Teachers tend to work in isolation and we can all use a little advice.
There’s great value for teachers seeking out colleagues and organizations to discover the latest tip, trick or pedagogy.
To help you connect, we’ve collected links to some of South & Central America’s teacher organizations and associations and present them here for your use.
If you feel that we’re missing an organization or would like to add your own, please contact us and we’ll be happy to add them to the list.
Last updated: May 16, 2013 at 18:04 pm
South & Central American Teacher's Organizations
Argentina Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (ARTESOL)
Argentina Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages is committed to increasing quality and expertise in classroom practice, research, teaching materials design, and professional development.
Asociación Colombiana de Profesores de Inglés (ASOCOPI)
ASOCOPI is a non-profit professional organization whose mission is to contribute in the betterment of English Language Teaching in Colombia.
Asociación Cordobesa de Profesores de Inglés (ACPI)
ACPI aims to enable EFL teachers keep abreast of developments in the profession through the organization of seminars, courses, talks, presentations and other activities.
Asociación Costarricense de Profesores de Inglés (ACPI-TESOL)
As the only English teacher association in Costa Rica, ACPI-TESOL aims to offer training to the professionals in the field of teaching English.
Asociación de Profesores de Inglés de Santiago del Estero (APISE)
APISE brings together English teachers residing in the province of Santiago del Estero in northern Argentina.
Asociacion Jujena de Profesores de Ingle (AJPI)
AJPI is a non profit association of graduate teachers of English in Argentina.
Associação Brasileira de Professores Universitários de Inglês (ABRAPUI)
The Brazilian Association of University Teachers of English (ABRAPUI) aims to hold seminars, symposia and courses for university teachers.
Associação de Linguística Aplicada do Brasil (ALAB)
Association for Applied Linguistics in Brazil (ALAB) was founded in 1990.
Associação de Professores de Lingua Inglesa do Estado do Rio de Janeiro (APLIERJ)
APLIERJ was founded in an effort to foster the professional development of teachers of English in Rio de Janeiro State.
Associação de Professores de Língua Inglesa do Estado do Tocantins (APLITINS)
The Association of Teachers of English Language in the State of Tocantins (APLITINS) aims to unite, inform and educate professional English teachers.
Associação dos Professores de Inglês de Santa Catarina (APLISC)
APLISC was founded in an effort to foster the professional development of teachers of English in Santa Catarina State.
Associação dos Professores de Inglês do Espírito Santo (APIES)
The English Teachers Association of the Holy Spirit (APIES) main objective is to develop and update the English teachers of the Holy Spirit in Brazil.
Brazilian Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (BRAZ-TESOL)
BRAZ-TESOL is Brazil's largest association of teachers of English to speakers of other languages.
Chilean Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL Chile)
TESOL Chile actively seeks ways to unite English teachers in Chile and to foster professional development.
English Teachers’ Association of Rio Grande do Sul (APIRS)
APIRS aims to foster and encourage competence, continuing development and personal growth among teachers of English in the south of Brazil.
Federación Argentina de Asociaciones de Profesores de Inglés (FAAPI)
FAAPI, The Argentine Federation of Associations of Teachers of English is a registered non-profit organization founded in 1971.
La Asociación Venezolana para la Enseñanza y el Aprendizaje de Lenguas Mediados por (el) Computador (AVEALMEC)
The Venezuelan Association for Teaching and Learning Languages mediated by (the) Computer (AVEALMEC) aims to bring together teachers, students and researchers in Venezuela.
Panama Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (Panama TESOL)
Panama TESOL's mission is to strengthen the effective teaching and learning of English throughout the Republic of Panama.
Peru Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (Peru TESOL)
The Peru Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (Peru TESOL) mission is to ensure excellence in English language teaching to speakers of other languages.
Uruguayan Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (URUTESOL)
URUTESOL aims at bringing together all the English teachers of Uruguay from public as well as from private education.
Venezuela Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages (VenTESOL)
VenTESOL is a non-profit organization aimed at English teachers in Venezuela, whose mission is to develop expertise in ELT and learning.