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Programs for Training in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

(TESOL)

Note: I do not know the doctrinal position of a lot of places below. Just because it is listed below does not mean I recommend it. Please research the institution to make sure it is God's choice for you.

Some schools I would consider first are:
Biola, Columbia International University and Graduate School of Missions, Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary, Moody Bible Institute, Philadelphia College of Bible, University of the Nations in Kona Hawaii, Wheaton College, William Carey International University


Directories


"English Language and Orientation Programs" - Available from the Institute of International Education

"Handbook for Christian EFL Teachers" by Lonna Dickerson & Dianne Dow (1997) Available for $8.00 from the Wheaton College Bookstore 630/752 5119.

"Directory of Professional Preparation Programs in TESOL in the United States and Canada, 1999-2001"
Available from TESOL, 1600 Cameron St., Suite 300, Alexandria, VA 22314-2751
703/836-0774 888/891-0041

www.TESOL.com
Describes nearly 400 programs in 213 institutions. covers program length, requirements, courses, staff, tuition, fees, admission requirements, and summer sessions. State and provincial requirements for teaching ESL are also included. 352 pages ISBN 0-939791-75-7 $44.95 (TESOL members $ 29.95)


Programs


Azusa Pacific University (interdenominational), Dept. of International Studies

Azusa Pacific University (interdenominational)
Dept. of International Studies
Azusa, CA
818/812-3434

Certificate in TESOL (graduate level, 21 units), MA in TESOL (36 units), MA in Language Development (for credentialed teachers (36 units)


Baylor University (Southern Baptist), School of Education

Baylor University (Southern Baptist), School of Education
Waco, TX 817/755-1011

ESL endorsement (for credentialed teachers, 4 courses)


Ball State University

Ball State University
Muncie, IN

TESL and Linguistics MA's


Biola University (interdenominational), Dept. of TESOL & Applied

Biola University (interdenominational), Dept. of TESOL & Applied
Linguistics, School of Intercultural Studies
La Mirada, CA

TESOL undergraduate minor (19 units)
Certificate in TESOL (graduate level, 22 units)
MA in TESOL (41 units)
MA in Applied Linguistics (42 units)
Supplementary Authorization to teach ESL (for credentialed teachers, 12 units)

Get TESOL at Biola -- practical TESOL training ensure that your teaching is effective and your ministry with students is enhanced, learn methods and techniques for teaching English language skills, be introduced to the sound and grammar systems of English, discover teaching materials, explore cultural issues, and learn appropriate ways of being a Christian teacher. You will also get supervised experience teaching non-native speakers. Call 562/944-0351 x 5694 or contact kitty_purgason@peter.biola.edu or visit www.biola.edu/academics/sics/essentials_tesol.cfm.


Boston University, TESOL Dept.

Boston University, TESOL Dept.
Boston, MA 617/353-3233
MA in TESOL or Certificate


CELTA (Cambridge) TESL programs

CELTA (Cambridge) TESL programs
California location: 320 Wilshire Blvd, third floor, Santa Monica, CA 90401
(301)394-8618.

Oregon location: 200 SW Market Street Suite #111, Portland OR 97201
(503) 224-1960.
www.edunet.com/ciltsrsa/
celta-info@cla-ih.com

TESL programs teaching the CELTA (Cambridge) courses, which include 1 month intensive courses.


Center for English Studies, International House

Center for English Studies, International House
330 Seventh Avenue, New York, NY 10001

Four-week program offered at various times throughout year. $1925 plus living expenses (1999 prices).


Coast Language Academy

Coast Language Academy
200 SW Market St., Suite 111, Portland, OR 97201

Four weeks full time, or eight weeks part time. Offered at various times throughout year. $1975 plus living expenses (1999 prices).


Columbia International University and Graduate School of Missions

Columbia International University and Graduate School of Missions
Columbia, SC 29230 800/755-7284

MA in Intercultural Studies with TEFL Certificate, MA in TEFL/ICS (50 quarter units for those with background in Bible, 94 quarter units for others)


EFCM International Network

EFCM International Network
Weekend training for short-term teams using our Adventures in English material.


Eastern College (American Baptist), Dept. of Education

Eastern College (American Baptist), Dept. of Education
St. Davids, PA 215/341-5943

BA or M.Ed. with a concentration in ESL (3 specialized courses)


Eastern Mennonite University (Mennonite), Dept. of Language and Literature

Eastern Mennonite University (Mennonite), Dept. of Language and Literature
Harrisonburg, VA 703/432-4161

TESL undergraduate minor (15 hour plus 12 hours of foreign language)


Eastern Michigan University

Eastern Michigan University
Ypsilanti, Michigan

TESL master's degree program


Elim Bible Institute

Elim Bible Institute
Lima, NY 14485 716/582-1230

TESOL course offered


English International

English International
655 Sutter Street, Suite 500, San Francisco, CA 94102 415/749-5633
TeflUSA@compuserve.com

Four-week program offered every month. $2,350 plus living expenses (1999 price). Director is Muslim man.


Friendship House: Windows to the World

Friendship House: Windows to the World
East Lansing, Michigan, located near MSU housing

Meets Saturday mornings 9:30-12 noon. Need interns to team teach in the summer. After two-week session, they acquire new interns.


Fresno Pacific University (Mennonite Brethren), Dept. of Education

Fresno Pacific University (Mennonite Brethren), Dept. of Education
1717 S. Chestnut, Fresno, CA 93612 559/453-2000

Certificate in TESOL (graduate level, 18 units), MA in Education with an emphasis in Language Development or Bilingual Education (for credentialed teachers, 37 units)


George Mason University, English Dept.

George Mason University, English Dept.
Fairfax, VA 703/993-1180
ESL Endorsement


Georgetown University, Centre of Language Education Development

Georgetown University, Centre of Language Education Development
Washington, DC 20057

Five-week program offered in July. $3000 plus living expenses (last years prices).


Goshen College (Independent Mennonite), Dept. of English

Goshen College (Independent Mennonite), Dept. of English
Goshen, IN 219/535-7000

TESOL undergraduate minor (20 units)


Grand Canyon University (Southern Baptist), College of Education

Grand Canyon University (Southern Baptist), College of Education
Phoenix, AZ 602/249-3300
M.S. in Education with ESL emphasis (for credentialed teachers, 38 units)


Golden Gate Baptist Theological Seminary

Golden Gate School of Intercultural Studies
Mill Valley, CA

12 unit TESL program that prepares teachers for overseas: 4 classes and a practicum. The classes on theory, methods, the four skills, and literature seek to prepare teachers to teach, write their own curriculum, and incorporate truth/mind issues in their curriculum in the 10/40 window.


Hamline University (United Methodist), Graduate Continuing Studies

Hamline University (United Methodist), Graduate Continuing Studies
St. Paul, MN 612/641-2852

BA with Licensure in ESL (42 quarter units) Graduate certificate in ESL (10-15 quarter units)


Hobe Sound Bible College (interdenominational), Division of Education

Hobe Sound Bible College (interdenominational), Division of Education
Hobe Sound, FL 407/546-5534

TESOL undergraduate major (30 units)


Houston Baptist University (Baptist General Conference)

Houston Baptist University (Baptist General Conference), College of Education and Behavioral Sciences
Houston, TX 281/649-3000; 800/969-3210

ESL Endorsement (for credentialed teachers, 12 units)


International Training Network

An Internationally recognised qualification and the courses will be held in Bournemouth UK. There is a maximum of 15 on each course. Accommodation can be arranged with Christian families at a very reasonable rate. Apply at http://www.internationaltraining.net or email offer@international-training-network.org.uk.


John Brown University (interdenominational)

John Brown University (interdenominational)
Siloam Springs, AR 501/524-3131

TESL program


Johnson Bible College (interdenominational)

Johnson Bible College (interdenominational), Teacher Education Dept. or Missions Dept.
Knoxville, TN 423/573-4517

State licensure for TESOL in Tennessee through Educ. Dept. or Graduate Certificate (9 or 21 units, primarily done through correspondence via Missions Dept.) or Undergraduate minor offered in TESOL (Missions Dept.)


Lee University (Church of God)

Lee University (Church of God)
Cleveland, TN


Literacy & Evangelism International

Literacy & Evangelism International
June 7-11 at Christ for the Nations Institute in Dallas,
June 7-11 at Baptist Bible College of Indianapolis (BBCI)
July 19-23 at National Christian Conference Grounds, Valley Forge, PA.

Contact Mark Snyder at <MarknPam@mci2000.net>.
July 19-23 at First Presbyterian Church, Santa Rosa, CA. Contact Nick &
Lolly Nickerson at <lollytalk@juno.com>

Each of these institutes are one week (approximately 38-40 hours of training and practice with real students). Curriculum used is their Bible-content ESL curriculum, ěPassport to The World of English.î


Long Island University -Brooklyn, Dept. of Education/ Academic Advisor

Long Island University -Brooklyn, Dept. of Education/ Academic Advisor
Brooklyn, NY 718/488-1381 or 718/488-1382

MA in TESOL


Maryland Bible College and Seminary (associated with the Greater Grace

Maryland Bible College and Seminary (associated with the Greater Grace
World Outreach)
Baltimore, MD 410/488-2606

TEFL Certificate (22 units)


Moody Bible Institute

Moody Bible Institute
Chicago, IL 60610

Beginning BA and MA with certificate in TESL


Morningside Baptist Church

Morningside Baptist Church
1115 Pelham Road, Greenville, SC 29615 864/297-7890
http://www.morningside.org tesl@morningside.org

TESL program run by Ted Perry (tperry@morningside.org)

Northwestern College/Admissions Counselor


Northwestern College/Admissions Counselor

3003 Snelling Ave. North, St. Paul, MN 55113 800/827-6827

BA in ESL (licensure) and BA in TESL (non-licensure)


Oklahoma City University

Oklahoma City University, Dept. of Educ.
Oklahoma City, OK 405/521-5476

MA of Ed. in TESOL


Oklahoma State University

Oklahoma State University, English Language Institute
Stillwater, OK 800/852-1255

B.A. and MA in TESL


Philadelphia College of Bible

Philadelphia College of Bible
200 Manor Ave., Langhorne, PA 19047 215/702-4283 <csutton@pcb.edu>

Offers two courses with English-speaking students working in laboratories with international students.


Riverside Community Church

Riverside Community Church (C&MA)
Claire Monroe: CMONROE@njcu.edu
Nutley, NJ

Classes are held on Saturday mornings, 10-11:30 AM and Sun. night, 6-7:30 PM. Students can take either or both.


St. Giles Language Training Center

St. Giles Language Training Center
1 Hallidie Plaza, Suite 350, San Francisco, CA 94102

Four-week program offered at various times throughout year. $2,125 plus living expenses (1999 price).


Seattle Pacific University (Methodist)

Seattle Pacific University (Methodist), School of Humanities
Seattle, WA 206/281-2036

MA in TESOL (48 units)


Southern Arkansas University

Southern Arkansas University, Dept. of Educ.
Magnolia, AR 501/235-4057

Endorsement (for credentialed teachers)


Southeastern Louisiana University

Southeastern Louisiana University, Graduate Studies Dept.
Hammond, LA 504/549-5275

Graduate level courses offered- no MA


State University of New York-Albany

State University of New York-Albany, Educational Theory and Practice Dept.
Albany, NY 518/442-5010

MA in TESOL
Endorsement (for credentialed teachers)


TESOL Training

Tentmaking Opportunity -- Want to teach English in China (or anyplace in the world)? The TESOL certificate is becoming the standard criteria for a job teaching English which is a critical tool especially in limited access countries. Learn to teach English in a TESOL school offered in Shanghai, China starting July 5, 2002. Get a certificate upon successful completion of the course. Learn more at http://www.tesoltraining.com or email tesol2001@hotmail.com for more information.


TESOL Training With Practicum In The Philippines

This four week intensive TESOL course is taught by an experienced American instructor and includes teaching practicum among students of an unreached people group at a local university. The cost is only $400 US dollars, including board, lodging, 5 books, and curriculum. The cost for Philippine citizens is P10,000. The course combines the academic with the practical. For more information write to Melody at kzkuka@mts.net.


Toccoa Falls College

Toccoa Falls College (Christian and Missionary Alliance)
School of World Mission
Toccoa Falls, GA 706/886-6831

Three courses at the undergraduate level (6 units)


University of Arkansas-Fayetteville

University of Arkansas-Fayetteville
College of Education/Curriculum and Instruction Dept.
Fayetteville, AR 501/575-8729

MA in TESOL, Adult Ed. classes


University of Arkansas-Little Rock

University of Arkansas-Little Rock, Educ. Dept.
Little Rock, AR 501/569-8064

ESL endorsement (for credentialed teachers)


University of Central Oklahoma

University of Central Oklahoma, Educ. Dept.
Edmond, OK 405/341-2980

Certificate in TESL


University of Colorado-Boulder

University of Colorado-Boulder, Linguistics Dept.
Boulder, CO 303/492-8041

TESL class (may be taken at undergraduate or graduate level- 3 units)


University of Colorado- Denver

University of Colorado- Denver, Education Dept.
Denver, CO 303/556-2717

MA in TESL


University of Houston

University of Houston
Dept. of Education
Houston, TX 713/743-5046

Endorsement (for credentialed teachers); MA or Ph.D. in Second Language Education


University of the Nations in Kona Hawaii

University of the Nations in Kona Hawaii
mailto:tesol@uofnkona.edu


University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill

University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill
Independent Study by Extension
Chapel Hill, NC 800/862-5669 or 919/962-1134

Correspondence course, upper level English (3 units)


University of New Mexico

University of New Mexico, Educ. Dept.
Albuquerque, NM 505/277-0111 or 505/277-2446

TESL program


University of South Florida

University of South Florida
Division of Foreign Languages or Dept. of Secondary Educ.
Tampa, FL 813/974-2548 (Foreign Lang.); 813/974-3533 (Sec. Educ.)

MA in TESOL or ESL endorsement (for credentialed teachers)


University of Texas-Arlington

University of Texas-Arlington, Program in Linguistics
Arlington, TX 817/272-3133,
http://ling.uta.edu/linguistics/handbook/teso.html

MA in Linguistics (from 3-21 elective units in TESOL)
TESOL endorsement (for credentialed teachers, 12 units)
Graduate certificate (18 units + a "loosely defined" practicum)


Wheaton College

Wheaton College(interdenominational), Graduate School of Missions/Intercultural Studies and Evangelism
Wheaton, IL 708/752-5948

Certificate in TESL (graduate level, 24 units, stand alone or in conjunction with MA in Missions/Intercultural Studies); summer courses at advanced undergraduate/graduate level (6 units)


William Carey International University

William Carey International University
(associated with the U.S. Center for World Mission)
Pasadena, CA 818/797-1200

Summer courses at the undergraduate level (5 units)


World Relief Corp

World Relief Corp
Wheaton, IL

English courses for refugees.


Youth with a Mission

Learn TESOL In Pennsylvania Dutch Country

YWAM, Lebanon, PA is once again offering TESOL May 6 to May 31, 2002. Cost $950 USD plus a $35.00 registration fee. This intensive and highly academic course will give you the ability and self confidence to teach the fundamentals of conversational English plus give you a job skill that opens doors to hard to enter countries. For information, call 717-274-9010 or e-mail davidbbauman@cs.com.


YWAM Montana

Learn To Teach English As A Second Language -- Join YWAM Montana for a TESOL course that will certify you through the Australian Qualifications Board as well as give you accreditation through the University of the Nations, Hawaii. The course instructor is Kim Greig from Australia. Kim has been involved in teaching English since 1994 and has led TESOL courses in Australia, New Zealand, Israel, Jordan and Singapore. For information write to Julie Smude, TESOL Coordinator at or download an application at http://www.ywammt.org.


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