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Enrich your TESOL career by teaching English in new contexts and gain unique international experience through the English Language Programs. If you are an experienced TESOL educator with a graduate degree in English language teaching, you can apply for paid teaching projects developed by U.S. Embassies around the world.

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Congratulations to The Top Participant Institutions Of 2018

The English Language Programs would like to thank the top participant institutions of  2018-2019. Congratulations to the top Fellow producing institution, Teachers College, Columbia University, for preparing the largest number of English Language Fellows selected for 2018-2019 cycle and advancing U.S. foreign policy objectives and educational exchange. This year, two institutions tied for sending the largest number of English Language Specialists abroad in 2018: Arizona State University and the University of Oregon. Top institutions will be recognized at the 2019 TESOL International Convention and English Language Expo during the English Language Fellows: 50 Years of Impact Around the Globe Special Invited Speaker Session on Thursday, March 15 at 5:00 PM. Please join us in thanking these institutions for their outstanding work in the field of TESOL and education! Interested in learning more? Click on the links to read more about Fellow…

ELP In The News

Specialist assesses English needs of Venezuelan refugees in Trinidad and Tobago

Associate Professor Dr. Kristen Lindahl, of the Department of Bicultural-Bilingual Studies, recently participated as an English Language Specialist in Trinidad and Tobago to support the needs of the Venezuelan refugees who have resettled in the islands. “Working in Trinidad and Tobago was a fascinating experience, as it reaffirmed for me how interrelated English learning, policy and history truly are, said Dr. Lindahl.

Read more about this Specialist story.