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TESOL Certificate Program

Teachers College, Columbia University

Why pursue the TESOL Certificate Program?

STUDY a rigorous graduate-level curriculum that reflects current research by experts in the field of TESOL.
APPLY theories in the classroom by teaching in our language school, the Community Language Program.
ENGAGE with senior mentor teachers for guidance on lesson planning, classroom management, task design and more.
JOIN our growing alumni network making a difference in the United States and abroad.

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About Our Program

Career Changers

Visit with our students as they discuss their plans upon graduation of the TESOL Certificate Program at Teachers College, Columbia University.

Our Methods

Hear students in the TESOL Certificate Program talk about our online and in-person approach to teaching English as a second language.

Life Changers

Our students discuss their plans after graduating from the TESOL Certificate Program at Teachers College, Columbia University.

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Register for Summer Workshops!

Summer workshops are now open to the public! Register today! 


Upcoming Events in March 2018

Online Information Session: Wednesday, March 21, 2018 (12pm - 1pm) 
Join us during your lunch hour to learn more about TCP. During this session, we'll cover everything from our unique program format, curriculum, student experiences to careers in TESOL and application process. We'll also have plenty of time for Q&A session at the end of the info session. Click here to register 

Teaching Business English Workshop: Sunday, March 25, 2018 (12pm - 5pm)
As part of the program, we provide optional workshops depending on our students' needs and interests. These workshops are also open to the public and cost $150 to attend. Our upcoming workshop will be an excellent opportunity to get a glimpse of what TCP can offer. All participants who successfully complete the workshop will receive a Certificate of Completion and will be credited 0.4 Continuing Education Units. Click here to register

TCP Open House: Wednesday, March 28, 2018 (5:30pm - 7pm) 
Join us for an evening of networking at Teachers College. Mix and mingle with our TCP faculty, mentors, current students, and alumni. Get your questions answered, hear about student experiences, and learn more about the admissions process. We will also have various publishers with book displays. Light refreshments will be provided. Click here to RSVP


New Stories Page!

We are excited to announce that our blog is now integrated into our website under the new Stories section of the TESOL Certificate Program site. We hope having everything in one place will provide an easier online experience to our applicants, students, and alumni.



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Phone: 1.212.678.3459   

Email: tesolcertprog@tc.columbia.edu

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