SIT Graduate Institute TESOL Certificate

"I loved this experience. I gained enough confidence to put what was taught into practice."

—Kathi Beery

Teaching English is more than a job. It’s a journey.

Internationally recognized 130-hour courses in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

TESOL graduate

The SIT TESOL Certificate equips you with valuable resources to teach English abroad as part of an overseas adventure or to reach your professional development goals. Qualified English instructors find themselves in high demand wherever languages are taught— from universities and language institutes to continuing education programs. Holding an internationally recognized SIT TESOL Certificate sets you apart as a serious teaching professional and can increase your opportunities during a job search.

Our certificate carries the guarantee of quality associated with SIT Graduate Institute, World Learning's accredited higher learning institution, and a global leader in TESOL. Our graduates join a worldwide network of experienced educators in quality and innovation.

The course is designed both for candidates with little or no teaching experience, or practicing teachers looking to further develop their skills. Our experiential, hands-on approach lets you learn by doing.

The SIT TESOL Certificate course:

  • teaches the fundamentals of English language teaching
  • gives hands-on, trainer-observed teaching practice, with support from experienced, dedicated trainers
  • helps develop confidence to teach English
  • ensures a supportive learning environment through our one-to-six participant/trainer ratio
  • meets all international standards for observed lessons and feedback
  • is accepted as a graduate-level course by many institutions

Transformative Teaching
SIT's comprehensive approach gets participants thinking reflectively, planning and teaching learner-centered classes. Dramatic changes occur when the learner is respected and understood as a whole person, when teachers and students engage in building communities of learners, and when beliefs and practices are challenged in safe and constructive ways.
—Diane Larsen-Freeman, TESOL scholar and author

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SIT Graduate Institute TESOL Certificate Program
William Kennedy
SIT Graduate Institute
1 Kipling Road, P.O. Box 676
Brattleboro, Vermont 05302-0676

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