In 2011, Caroline Kelley, me, Sarah DeMola,  and Jaymee Martin (as shown above), were accepted for publication in CATESOL 2012. Our article, “Professional Development Through Community Partnership: How a Class Project Led To Graduate Student Teaching Practices,” details how our theoretical and pedagogical English language-teaching knowledge was transferred to the growth and maintenance of a community-based ESL program at the Peace Resource Center in Seaside, California. The article highlights the continual development of our original peace and social justice–themed curriculum, which involves graduate students in Linguistics, Education, and non-TESOL courses at MIIS. In the last portion, we reflect upon professional growth as a result of our commitment to the ESL program. We also provide appendices and details of work that may serve as resources and tools for the TESOL community interested in curriculum development, needs assessment, community-based language instruction, language-program administration, ESL critical pedagogy, and content-based instruction.


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