GATESOL in Action is a peer-reviewed, bi-annual online publication whose mission, vision and goals are as follows:


To disseminate knowledge that will strengthen the teaching and learning of English as an additional language in the state of Georgia and beyond.


The increased professionalism of educators who teach bilingual learners and the development and improvement of life chances for all bilingual speakers in the state of Georgia and beyond.


PK-12 Education

  • Promote the professionalism of Georgia’s PK-12 ESOL educators through providing opportunities to publish their research-based and innovative practices and activities;
  • Elevate the status of Georgia’s ESOL PK-12 educators through sharing knowledge, experience and praxis.

Tertiary Sector & Community

  • Promote the relevance and application of research in GA ESOL teacher preparation and teacher professional upgrading;
  • Provide research-based publication opportunities for those studying to become ESOL /Applied Linguistics professors;
  • Promote the development of community-based ESOL programs through the dissemination of research-based reports.