ESOL Instructor - TESOL CE Certificate, Continuing Education Certificate

CCBC's certificate in TESOL program is open to individuals from any background or academic discipline interested in teaching or supporting instruction for English language learners in a variety of contexts in the US or abroad. The program is designed for adults seeking a career change or meaningful volunteer opportunities, students seeking an introduction to the field of TESOL, or educators or other professionals seeking to work more effectively with non-native speakers of English. The program incorporates best practices from the TESOL International Association's 2015 Standards for Short Term TESL/TEFL Certificate Programs.

Program objectives

Successful Completion:

CCBC Credential:
Students will earn a CCBC Continuing Education Workforce Training Certificate and have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).​

Financial Aid and Payment Options

Aid Available from CCBC

A number of financial aid resources are available during the COVID-19 pandemic to assist students with their tuition and fees.  For further information on what may be available for students participating in this program contact the Continuing Education Information Center at ceed@ccbcmd.edu, and check out our Continuing Education Financial Aid information page at www.ccbcmd.edu/cefinaid.

Other Resources:

Employer/Sponsor Paid Tuition
Division of Rehabilitation Services
Local Office of Workforce Development

Program Length

The length of this program is twelve months.

Program Requirements

A high school diploma and strong English language skills are required to apply for this program, but please note that many English teaching opportunities in the US require a bachelor's degree. This program is not designed to provide credentialing for K-12 or for teaching ESL for college credit

Application Process

To apply, go to www.ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Non-Credit Workforce Training Certificate application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Prior Learning Assessment

This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

Program Course Sequence

Course Number

Course Title

Course Hours

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

ADS 151

Foundations of TESOL

25

$225
$67 T/$158 F

N/A

ADS 150

TESOL Methods 1

30

$225
$67 T/$158 F

N/A

ADS 170

TESOL Methods 2

50

$225
$67 T/$158 F

N/A

ADS 171

English Grammar Pedagogy

25

$375
$112 T/$263 F

N/A

Course Series Totals:

 

130

$1,050
$313 T/$737 F

 

Additional Information

Career Opportunities:

The program is designed for adults seeking a career change or meaningful volunteer opportunities, students seeking an introduction to the field of TESOL, or educators or other professionals seeking to work more effectively with non-native speakers of English. Please note that many English teaching opportunities in the US require a bachelor's degree. This program is not designed to provide credentialing for K-12 or for teaching ESL for college credit.

 

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Program Contact Information

Coordinator: Shannon M. Smith |ssmith18@ccbcmd.edu |443-840-1198 | Essex | BESS 125
Director: Michelle McCallum | mmccallum@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-1925 | Essex |BESS 117