Summer Intensive Program

Summer Intensive Program


The summer intensive program is ideal for candidates who are ready to jump into a new career or for current teachers looking to develop new skills over the summer. Due to the intensive nature of the program, we do not recommend pursuing the summer program while also working.

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TCP Summer Intensive Program Schedule

The 2023 full-time summer intensive program will run from May 15th to August 14th, 2023.

  • Online portion: May 15- June 28 (6 weeks)
  • Onsite* portion: July 10 - August 4 (4 weeks)
  • Final Reflection Paper: due August 14

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 onsite* portion, students will be attending classes on Teachers College campus from Monday through Friday, 9:30am - 4:30pm. Students will take classes throughout the week and teach in the Community Language Program on Friday mornings. 

Following the onsite portion, students are required to complete a reflection paper that synthesizes their personal experiences and the knowledge that they acquired in the TESOL Certificate Program. The Final Reflection paper is submitted online following the last week of instruction. 

*Please note: due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the traditional onsite portion of the program may be hosted online. If this is the case, classes during this period will be synchronously delivered (i.e., live) via Zoom and will be held at their intended times.*

Summer Intensive Academic Calendar

March 29, 2023 Application Deadline
April 26, 2023  Tuition Payment Deadline
May 12, 2023 Online Program Orientation
May 15, 2023 First day of the online portion (Part 1) 
June 17, 2023 *TESOL Workshop I (Open to the public, Details TBA)   
June 28, 2023 Last day of the online portion (Part 1) 
July 10, 2023 First day of the onsite portion (Part 2) 
July 22, 2023 *TESOL Workshop II (Open to the public, Details TBA)   
July 29, 2023 TESOL Careers Workshop (only for enrolled TCP  students)  
August 4, 2023 Last day of the onsite portion (Part 2) 
August 14, 2023 Final Reflection Paper due

*For TESOL workshop details and updates, visit our workshop page.  

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