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Become a Leader in the Profession

The ELT Leadership Management Certificate Program (LMCP) provides leadership training for ELT professionals in various kinds of ELT organizations and institutions. It will be especially useful if you are in a leadership, administrative, or management role. You do not have to be a member to attend.

Who Should Attend?

ELT professionals at all levels who are currently in a leadership, administrative, or management role in their institution or organization, or who want training in these areas.

Program Requirements

To earn the 10-hour ELT Leadership Management Certificate, participants must complete the requirements listed below.

These workshops are offered in-person at the 2017 TESOL convention in Seattle, Washington, USA. Those completing this certificate can apply to earn one continuing education unit (CEU).

  • Leadership and Management Fundamentals (Neil Anderson and Fernando Fleurquin), ​Tuesday,​ 21 March 2017, 9 am–5 pm (7 hours). This workshop covers the following topics: 
  • Two of the following 90-minute workshops (3 hours) taking place during the convention
    • Financial Planning: Budgets and Course Costing (Fernando Fleurquin), ​Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 9:30 am–11 am
    • Hiring Essentials (Renee Feather), ​Wednesday, 22 March 2017, 12:30 pm–2 pm
    • How to Run Effective Meetings (Richard Robison), Thursday, 23 March 2017, 9:30 am–11 am
    • Facilitating Groups and Building Teams (Renee Feather, Suzanne Matula), ​Thursday, 23 March 2017, 11:30 am–​1:00 pm
    • Effective Time Management Strategies for English Language Teaching Leaders and Professionals (Christine Coombe, Mashael Al-Hamly, Justin Shewell), Thursday, 23 March 2017, 3:00 pm–4:30 pm

Click here for more information about each workshop and the workshop leaders.

Registration and Fees

By 1 February 2017

After 1 February 2017







You can register for this program when you register for the 2017 Annual TESOL Convention & English Language Expo.  To register click here.

Space is limited, so register early: Enrollment is limited to 100 participants for the seven-hour workshop, and 40 participants for the elective workshops.

Registration fees include all workshops, materials, an administrative fee, and refreshment service during the seven-hour required workshop.


If you have questions about the LMCP, please contact TESOL Professional Learning.