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TESOL Certificate Program
Teachers College, Columbia University
Part-Time Fall-Spring Program
The TESOL Certificate Program is ideal for recent college students, current teachers who want to improve their skills, and career-changers. The part-time program is particularly suited for students who are currently working or have other commitments on their time. Interested in a full-time program? Click here.
The part-time fall 2018/spring 2019 program will run from October 1 to April 12.
- Online portion: October 1 - December 17, 2018
- On-site portion: February 1 - April 12, 2019
During the online portion, the hours are flexible. Students will take courses using a highly interactive learning management system called Canvas. The online portion is semi-synchronous, which allows students to study and complete assignments on their own time, abiding by the set deadlines by the instructors.
During the on-site portion, the hours are Fridays from 9:00am to 5:00pm and Saturdays from 10:00am to 3:00pm. Students will teach in the Community Langauge Program on Friday mornings and take classes throughout the day.
Application deadline for part-time fall/spring program is August 15, 2018 (deadline extended).
Part-time Fall/Spring Academic Calendar
|August 1, 2018||Application deadline for the fall 2018/spring 2019 program|
|October 1, 2018||First day of the online portion of the part-time fall/spring program|
|November 19-23, 2018||Thanksgiving break|
|December 17, 2018||End of the online portion of the fall/spring program|
|February 1, 2019||First day on-site at Teachers College, Columbia University|
|March 18-23, 2019||Spring break: no classes|
|April 12, 2019||Last day of on-site classes|