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Cornerstone UniversityInnovations in Language Learning: Adapting to Diverse Needs

2024 ESL Conference

Join us on April 13, 2024, for the 22nd annual Cornerstone ESL conference, where we delve into the dynamic realm of language education with the theme ‘Innovations in Language Learning: Adapting to Diverse Needs.’ This event will be a convergence of leaders, educators, and volunteers passionate about ESL and special education.

Immerse yourself in enlightening sessions that explore approaches and technologies designed to meet the diverse needs of language learners. From discussions on the integration of adaptive technologies to the gamification of learning experiences and the unveiling of creative teaching methods, this conference aims to empower attendees with the tools to engage learners with varying linguistic and learning needs. Be part of this experience as we collectively pave the way for a more effective language education landscape in our churches and schools.


Register for the ESL Conference at Cornerstone today! This conference is designed to empower you and equip you with resources for teaching ESL, as well as connect you with other ESL learners, educators and ministry leaders in our community.

What Can You Expect?

At the conference, you can expect to network with other ESL professionals in our community. You’ll also hear from skilled TESOL professionals and learn skills that will strengthen your commitment to lasting transformation through powerful and dynamic relationships.


Network With Other Professionals

West Michigan is home to many ESL learners, teachers and ministry leaders. This conference is an opportunity to meet and connect with other ESL professionals in the area.


Strengthen Your Craft

The ESL Conference is an opportunity for you to be refreshed and reinvigorated in God’s calling for your life. Our hope is that this conference reignites your passion for teaching and learning.


Gain More Resources

All conference attendees will receive additional resources they can bring with them back into their ministry, classroom and everyday life.

Conference Information
and Resources

Plenary Speakers

Peter Hoffman, Michigan State University

Dr. Akiko Ota, Governor’s State University

ESL Conference Sessions Descriptions: 2024

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Session Speakers

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Campus Map and Parking

The 2024 ESL Conference will be held at Cornerstone Theological Seminary on the campus of Cornerstone University. GRTS is building 8 on the campus map.

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Patricia Pickens


MON - FRI: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
SAT & SUN: Closed

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