Submitting to the Journal

Submission Guidelines


Ohio TESOL is a non-profit organization in support of institutions and individuals dedicated to the education of learners for whom English is a non-native language within the State of Ohio and surrounding areas. Ohio TESOL Journal accepts previously unpublished articles of high interest to Ohio TESOL members as defined by our intersection strands: P-12, Post Secondary/ Higher Education, Adult/Refugee Education, and Research and Teaching, within the following categories:

  • research
  • advocacy
  • book reviews
  • professional development
  • teaching
  • district highlights.

All articles submitted are to be error free, of original authorship, and with references provided (if necessary) in APA Style.

Images submitted (as a separate JPEG/PNG file) must be of original work and taken in high resolution. The size may be no smaller than business card.

When making a submission please use our on-line submission system, saving each attached file with the primary author’s last name and marker for identification (e.g. Hollingsworth_article, Hollingsworth_diagram1, Hollingsworth_portrait).

Length of articles may vary upon type of submission category. No article is to exceed four pages in length.

• One page: 400 to 600 words
• Two pages: 800 to 1,000 words
• Three pages: 1,000 to 1,6000 words • Four pages: 1,600 to 2,000 words
• Book Review: 800 to 1,000 words

If charts, diagrams, photos, or references are required, please reduce the word count to compensate.

Submission Form

Title of Article (required)

Primary Author Name (required)

Primary Author Email (required)

Your Institution/Organization(required)

Contact phone number (required):

Author Bio (Please submit 2-sentence biographical statement):

Please submit a photo for your profile

Please list any other authors, their institutions, and biographical information. (optional)

Bio Photo for 2nd Author (optional):

Bio Photo for 3rd Author (optional):

Choose one of the following categories for your submission.

Please upload your article here:

Please attach any supplemental files here:

Press "send" to make your submission.

If you have any questions regarding our submission process, please contact Dr. Fennema-Bloom at


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