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Online Courses, Virtual Seminars, and Webinars

TESOL offers a growing number of online courses and workshops, virtual seminars and webinars to help busy TESOL professionals develop leadership skills, improve core competencies, and stay abreast of the latest developments in the dynamic field of English language teaching and learning. For more information about TESOL virtual seminars and online courses, please contact  TESOL Professional Learning.

Online Courses

Self-Study

These courses offer you a self-paced, individualized learning experience. You can register at a time that best fits your schedule.

Facilitated

These courses offer you an online classroom environment with peer-to-peer exchange and instructor feedback. In addition, Continuing Education Units (CEUs) are offered for all facilitated online courses. You will also earn digital credentials upon completion. Registration deadlines can be found on each course's webpage.
  • Separating Difference from Disability with Students Learning English as an Additional Language

  • This four-week course, designed for K–12 practitioners working with limited English language learners in general education, bilingual education, ESOL/ELL education, and special education, addresses specific issues in assessment, intervention, and identification strategies that are most effective in separating difference from disability. Participants will learn what tools and strategies are available and appropriate to use. Responses to intervention models for English language learners will also be explored, focusing on the interpretation of data gathered during the general education intervention problem-solving process, prior to conducting an evaluation for special education.

    TESOL is authorized by IACET to offer 4 CEUs for this online course.


  • Supporting English Language Learners With Exceptional Needs

  • This six-week course is interactive, with discussion boards, interactive lectures and activities, individual and group reflections, and projects related to day-to-day teaching practices. Activities and projects are tied to participants' actual roles and teaching environments wherever possible. This course is appropriate for all US-based and international educators interested in the intersection of English language teaching and supporting learners with exceptional needs, especially English language educators teaching English as a second or additional language, as a foreign language, and as an international language. It is also appropriate for special educators, general educators, coaches, and building-level or system-level administrators and school leaders.

    TESOL is authorized by IACET to offer 6 CEUs for this online course.


  • TESOL: Training for Trainers

  • Through this course, participants will take time to reflect on their current or would-be program through several key tasks and discussion boards in an online community, take action to boost their program's profile and, most importantly, transform current programs using technology. Participants will be introduced to several free online resources to help enhance their English language teacher training program. Participants will also create an extensive resource guide or module that they can further customize after the course. This program is appropriate for both experienced English language teachers starting their journey in teacher education, as well as seasoned educators looking to add to their repertoire of practical ideas and strengthen their theoretical knowledge.

    TESOL is authorized by IACET to offer 6 CEUs for this online course.

     

TESOL facilitated courses are asynchronous, meaning there are no live events, and you can log in at any time. Courses are developed by modules, with one module presented per week. You will have the entire week to complete the module assignments at your convenience. You’ll be expected to spend about 10 hours a week on the coursework.

There are no additional textbooks needed for the course. All materials will be offered via the online course platform. There are online discussions, videos, readings, and other activities.

At the end of the course, you will receive a certificate of completion, which will be available on the course platform. 

Webinars

Upcoming 

Recognition Webinars

Interest Section

Visit the TESOL calendar of events for a list of upcoming TESOL Interest Section webinars.