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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

Institute MA TESOL Program Receives U.S. State Department Award

Dr. David Chiesa MATESOL ’10 says the MA TESOL program’s “commitment to diversity, equity, and inclusion for all learners and teachers of English, aligned admirably with the U.S. Department of State’s English Language Fellow Program’s ideology of fostering mutual understanding and respect across cultures.” It was with this worldview in mind that he joined the Fellow program.

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