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 2021-2022 term:
  • Marcela Cintra, President
  • Sérgio Monteiro, First Vice-President
  • James Taylor, Second vice-president
  • Lucia Alves, Treasurer
  • Hugo Dart, Secretary


The organizing committee of the 2021 17th BRAZ-TESOL International Conference comprises the following volunteer professionals:
  • Marcela Cintra
  • Sérgio Monteiro
  • James Taylor
  • Lucia Alves
  • Hugo Dart
Supporting the organizing committee are the following hired professionals:

  • Gleice Mori, BRAZ-TESOL Central Office Manager.
  • Gabriela Bernadinho, BRAZ-TESOL Central Office Support Team
  • José Antonio, Web Developer
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 support@braztesol.org.br or call the BRAZ-TESOL Central Office Support Team during office hours: Whatsapp Gabriela Bernardino(55) 11 97504-7768 (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, 14th to 17th)

  • 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