THAILAND TESOL ASSOCIATION (THAILAND TESOL ASSOCIATION)
SOMTAWIL DHANASOBHON (Kasetsart University)
SUNANTA SUTADARAT (Ramkhamhaeng University)
SUCHADA NIMMANNIT (Rangsit University)
UBON SANPATCHAYAPONG (Rangsit University)
PANEETA NITAYAPHORN (Thai Airways International Plc. Co.Ltd.)
SUPONG TANGKIENGSIRISIN (Thammasat University)
CHALEOSRI PIBULCHOL (Srinakharinwirot University)
NOPPORN SAROBOL (Thammasat University )

THAILAND TESOL€™S 40 YEARS OF PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT: REFLECTIONS INTO THE FUTURE : ELT PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

Thailand TESOL, established in 1980 as the association dedicated to the professional development of English language teachers in Thailand, has served to help teachers and educators not only in their professional development but also in their attempt to tackle critical issues. As we celebrate the 40th anniversary, presidents of Thailand TESOL will reflect on the first four decades and speculate about the future. Presidents, past and present, will share defining moments of their respective presidencies and articulate their vision of what Thailand TESOL might achieve during the coming 40 years. Speakers 1. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Somtawil Dhanasobhon, President 1988 2. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Suntana Sutadarat, President 1997 3. Assoc. Prof. Suchada Nimmannit, President 2000 4. Asst. Prof. Dr. Ubon Sanpatchayapong, President 2009 5. Dr. Paneeta Nitayaphorn, President 2017 6. Assoc. Prof. Dr. Supong Tangkiengsirisin, President 2019 Moderators 1. Assoc. Prof. Chaleosri Pibulchol, President 2003 2. Assoc. Prof. Nopporn Sarobol, President 2011

ThaiTESOL Special Section: 40th year anniversary of Thailand TESOL Association

Associate Professor Dr Somtawil Dhanasobhon, President 1988

Associate Professor Dr Sunanta Sutadarat, President 1997

Associate Professor Suchada Nimmannit, President 2000

Assistant Professor Dr Ubon Sanpatchayapong, President 2009

Dr Paneeta Nitayaphorn, President 2017

Associate Professor Dr Supong Tangkiengsirisin, President 2019

Associate Professor Chaleosri Pibulchol, President 2003

Associate Professor Nopporn Sarobol, President 2011