About Us


Founded in 1986, BRAZ-TESOL is the largest ELT association in Brazil, boasting over 10,000 registered members and around 2.000 in good standing. BRAZ-TESOL is an affiliate of TESOL International and IATEFL -- and a Southern Cone TESOL member, of course. Learn more about our association here.
The following professionals make up the Executive Board of BRAZ-TESOL elected for the 2019-2020 term:
  • Higor Cavalcante, President.
  • Marcela Cintra, First Vice-President.
  • Natália Guerreiro, Second vice-president.
  • Sergio Monteiro, Treasurer.
  • Bia Hedegaard, Secretary.


The organizing committee of the 2020 17th BRAZ-TESOL International Conference comprises the following volunteer professionals:
  • Higor Cavalcante
  • Natália Guerreiro
  • Sergio Monteiro
  • Bia Hedegaard
Supporting the organizing committee are the following hired professionals:

  • Gleice Mori, BRAZ-TESOL Central Office Manager.
  • Marlene Justino, BRAZ-TESOL Secretary.
  • José Antonio, Web Developer
  • Camille Rodrigues, Architect.
In addition, the academic committee will be inviting readers to help evaluate the proposals.If you would like to get in touch with the organizing committee, please send an email to academiccomittee@braztesol.org.br.

For technical problems with your registration or payment, please refer to braztesol@braztesol.org.br or call the
BRAZ-TESOL Central Office during office hours:
(55) 11 3559-8782 (Mon-Fri 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Brasília time)


Would like to help BRAZ-TESOL during the 17th BRAZ-TESOL International Conference? Requirements
  • Be a BRAZ-TESOL member in good standing
  • Be fluent in English
  • Be available during the conference days ( July, 15th to 18th)
  • Be commited responsible and really willing to help

  • Attend the conference free of charge
  • Enrich your professional experience and as a result, your CV
  • Network with several ELT professionals
  • Receive a letter of recommendation by BRAZ-TESOL
If you are interested in volunteering, please send your CV and a letter of intent to: minder@braztesol.org.br