BART Summer Symposium 2018:

Saturday, June 23, 2018

8:30 AM – 2:00 PM

St. Petersburg College, Clearwater Campus

2465 Drew Street

Clearwater, FL 33765

Call for Proposals link is below (Proposal Deadline: May 14, 2018)

Call for Proposals – BART Summer Symposium 2018

Symposium registration link is below:

Registration – BART Summer Symposium 2018



BART SYMPOSIUM – June 10th 2017 –  Plenary Speaker


Enilda Romero-Hall Ph.D. in Education

Our plenary speaker, Dr. Enilda Romero-Hall is an Assistant Professor of Instructional Design & Technology in the Department of Education at The University of Tampa. Dr. Romero-Hall obtained her Ph. D. in Education with a concentration in Instructional Design & Technology from Old Dominion University. Romero-Hall’s presentation on “Growth Mindset: Increasing Resilience and Creating a Love of Learning” delighted Bart attendees at our last symposium held on Saturday June 10th from 8:30am – 1:00pm at SPC in Clearwater.

 Each year, TESOL professionals share their teaching experiences through interactive sessions at our symposiums. BART puts on a symposium encouraging local TESOL professionals to share stories, strategies, materials, and research through interactive sessions that involve attendees in engaging discussions and hands-on learning experiences.

Symposia – 2017

Enjoy some of the presentations !

Toward Critical Media Literacy, The Basics of Audio-Visual Technical Analysis – Hema Ramachandran
Developing students’ English proficiency via idiom translation strategies – Liontas & Zhengjie Li
Using Diagnostic Writing Prompts to Assess Readiness and Differentiate Instructionin EAP – Maya Lane
Babak KhoshnevisanCritical Analysis of Idiom Processing Models in L1L2 Contexts – Babak Khoshnevisan
Using Genre Analysis as an EAP Framework – Harvey, Nielsen & Nye
Pinterest as a Learning Tool,in the Language Classroom – Alessandro Cesarano

Here our programs from past symposiums
2016 Symposium Program Schedule, and Presenter’s bios
2014 Fall Symposium Presenter Bios
2014 Fall Symposium Schedule
2013 Summer Symposium Program
2012 Summer Symposium Program
2011 Summer Symposium Program