TESOL Certificate Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages Certification

Mission Statement

Through a unique synergy of theory and practice, the Teachers College TESOL Certificate Program prepares graduates to teach English to adult speakers of other languages. Students are taught to adapt and apply principles of communicative language teaching to a variety of settings and learner populations. We emphasize sensitivity to teacher and student diversity, which can include factors such as: cultural, religious, linguistic, educational, and socio-economic background; race and ethnicity; and sexual orientation and gender expression. Graduates are prepared to become active, reflective, and collaborative TESOL professionals in local and international contexts. 


Program Offerings and Workshops

Part-Time Fall/Spring TCP

Full-time Summer Intensive TCP

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Our Events

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Our Community

TCP Fall 2020/Spring 2021 Newsletter

We are happy to share our latest TESOL Certificate Program newsletter for this year. The
newsletter features a spotlight on a current TCP student, a reflection piece by a TCP Mentor, and the latest news on our faculty and alumni, as well as upcoming TCP events and new announcements.

Affiliated Programs

Language Program Management Certificate

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Community Language Program

Community Language Program

M.A. in AL & TESOL

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