Benefits of Training Through TESOL

There are many important benefits to pursuing short-term training through TESOL:
  • TESOL is the leading global education association for the ELT field.
  • The TESOL Core Certificate Program (TCCP) is designed, developed, and instructed by TESOL member experts, with ongoing review by TESOL’s Professional Learning Professional Council (PLPC) and other highly experienced professionals in the field.
  • The TCCP aligns with Standards for Short-Term TEFL/TESL Certificate Programs and benefits from TESOL’s ongoing work in the area of developing and updating ELT standards.
  • TESOL’s professional development offerings' rationale and methodology are transparent and consistent with TESOL’s mission and values, and the planning process is guided and approved by TESOL’s Board of Directors.
  • The courses are team-taught by highly qualified, experienced instructors.
  • TESOL’s online courses are designed for quality, not quantity, with a teacher-to-student ratio of 18 students, or fewer, per instructor.
  • The online course format is convenient—it makes learning affordable and accessible to a wide variety of participants worldwide.
  • The courses provide hands-on, peer-to-peer learning opportunities for participants that foster reflective practice and ongoing professional development.
  • Program participants can network, interact with, and learn from peers worldwide.
Questions? Contact TESOL's ​Professional Learning & Research Department: corecertificate@tesol.org.