2016 Charles Gillon Professional Service Award Winner


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About the Charles Gillon Professional Service Award

Each year TNTESOL presents a Charlie Gillon Professional Service Award to a nonmember who has contributed significantly or supported strongly the field of ESL/EFL and international education. Nominations are solicited from the membership by the Board and ultimately selected by the Board of Directors.

The annual recipient is recognized and presented a commemorative desk item or plaque at the TNTESOL Annual Business and Conference.


List of Past Recipients (2008 - 2017)

2015 - Ken Oster, Spanish and Math teacher (retired), Northeast TN
2014 - Dr. Ming Wang, Wang Foundation for Sight, Nashville
2013 - Ruth Griffin, Highland Oaks Elementary, Shelby County
2012 - Thomas Negri, Loew's Vanderbilt Nashville
2011 - Lee Martin, Vanderbilt University
2011 - Chantho Sourinho, Murfreesboro
2010 - Rev. Michael Freely, Chattanooga
2009 - Salvador Guzman, Franklin

List of Past Recipients (1998 - 2007)

2006 - Elaine Cutshaw, Sevierville
2005 - Pat Donahue, Clarksville
2004 - Margarita Beck and Jaime Velasco, Jackson
2003 - Father Breen, Nashville
2002 - Rosie Freeman, Morristown
2001 - Aviva Wasserman
2000 - Father David M. Knight, Memphis
1999 - Marvin Harris, Principal of Bruce Elem. School, Memphis
1998 - Pedro Antonio Paz, Superintendent, Warren Co. Schools,             first recipient

Tennessee TESOL is a professional, non-profit association whose purposes are to promote scholarship, to disseminate information, to strengthen at all levels instruction and research in the teaching of English to speakers of other languages or dialects, to advocate for and support local, state, and national initiatives that will assure access to educational programs for students learning English as an additional language, and to cooperate in appropriate ways with other groups having similar concerns.

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