At the forefront of English second language teaching since 1972.
Our organization's mandate is to advance the teaching of English, as a second language in Quebec.
As a member of SPEAQ, you are part of a dynamic community. Membership also provides you access to our password-protected Web site where you can consult and download teaching resources such as material for your classroom, Learning and Evaluation situations (LES), grammar activities, links to other ESL sites, and more.
SPEAQ organizes events every year to support the ESL community, such as the annual convention, SPEAQ On Campus, and colloquiums for various groups, including Intensive English teachers, Enriched English teachers, and CEGEP teachers.
Members can attend the annual three-day convention, SPEAQ on Campus, and other ESL related colloquiums. Who can become a member of SPEAQ?
Membership in SPEAQ is open to any individual with an interest in the teaching of English, as a second language.
The aims and objectives of the association are as follows :
to bring together in association those persons engaged or interested in the teaching of English as a second language in Québec.
to study, promote, protect and develop the professional, social and economic interests of its members.
to facilitate communication among the different levels of teaching of English as a second language in Québec.
to facilitate communication between teachers of English as a second language in Québec and other persons or groups interested in the teaching of English as a second language.
to create a favorable climate for the harmonious development of the teaching of English as a second language in Québec.
to conduct and to arrange for studies and research with the aim of encouraging or evaluating developments in the teaching of English as a second language in Québec, and to inform its members of such developments.
to print and publish reviews, journals, periodicals and other publications for purposes of information, professional improvement and promotional material publicity in connection with the objects above.