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ITA Alumni - This is all about you.

The ITA Alumni Association is here to facilitate conversations and engagement between all ITA students and graduates. Building an international community of travelers & teachers for you is at the heart of our mission.

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ITA alum Jack Ross' video wins's 2020 Innovative Student Video Award

ITA alum Jack Ross, who teaches English in Vietnam, is now the maker of a multi-prize-winning video!

International TEFL Academy wins's 2020 Innovative Student Video AwardHis amazing short film, Thank You Vietnam, took home the 3rd prize of ITA's Teach Abroad Film Festival in 2019 AND recently won's 2020 Innovative Student Video Award.

We invite everyone to watch his wonderful film. Be ready to be inspired!

  • ITA's Teach Abroad Film Festival at the Davis Theater in Chicago is postponed until further notice. Stay tuned for a future date announcement. Tickets are $15 USD and 100% of ticket proceeds goes to Chicago-based charitable organization, Leap Innovations, in order to help create access to equitable, high quality personalized learning experiences for all learners, particularly those in underserved communities.
  • Did you know that, by choosing ITA, you help us make a difference in the world? In June 2020, we reached a major milestone: over $100,000 in donations to charitable causes. Check out our ITA Cares charitable initiatives.
  • Did you check our video library yet? It's filled with hundreds of ITA alumni testimonials and day-in-the-life videos.

Connect With Fellow ITA Alumni
Around The World!

With more than 25,000 graduates teaching English online and in 80 countries worldwide, ITA alumni comprise a genuine worldwide community of teachers and travelers.

Here are some ways to meet, network and share your stories with people like you who are on the adventure of a lifetime.

International TEFL Academy Meetups

Facebook Groups

Join The Conversation 💬

Connect with thousands of ITA students on our exclusive country-specific groups & topic threads. Only enrolled students & alumni can post, but anybody can check out the conversation.


World Alumni Day

Meetup Celebrations 🎉

World Alumni Day is our way to say thank you to all our incredible +25,000 alumni. For our 4th edition, on Friday, September 20th, 2019, we celebrated in nearly 30 cities around the world!


Alumni Meetups

Host a Meetup 👋

Want to meet with other ITA alumni around the globe to share stories & maybe a beverage or two? Learn how to organize your own ITA alumni meetup in your city and have ITA promote it across our alumni network!


Connect with ITA on Social Media


Teach. Travel. Inspire:
Share Your Story & Feedback with ITA!

Write an article. Submit a Q&A. Send us your video. Share Your Feedback. We love hearing from our alumni and we'd love to share your stories.

Check out the following links to learn more.

Write an Article

Share Your Story 👇

Check Out our Alumni Engagement page for further info & instructions on writing an article about your experiences online & abroad.


Submit a Q&A

Share Your Experience 👇

Check Out our Alumni Engagement page for further info & instructions on submitting a Q&A.


Make a Video

The Power of Film👇

Check Out our Alumni Engagement page for further info & instructions on submitting a video.


Instagram Takeover

Our Insta Story. Your Day.👇

Check Out our Alumni Engagement page for further info & instructions on taking over ITA's Instagram Story for a day.


Focus Groups

We Want To Hear From You👇

We regularly organize focus groups with our alumni on different topics. Our goal? Constantly Improve ITA and your experience with us.


Alumni Survey

Your Opinion Matters👇

Complete the survey to provide valuable insights to ITA to further serve you and your fellow alumni! NOTE: you are only eligible to complete the survey if you have taught English abroad or online for at least 3 months.


Refer a Friend, Get $100 When They Enroll

Join ITA's Referral Program - That’s a great way to earn back the cost of your TEFL course. Here’s how it works:

  • Grab your unique personalized referral link, and share it with friends, family, and everyone else you know.
  • You can add it to your Instagram bio, on Facebook, on Twitter, on your blog, or in any of your YouTube videos, etc.
  • You will earn $100 for each friend that enrolls in one of ITA’s TEFL courses. We’ll even throw a little something for your friend when they enroll.

ITA's Teach Abroad
Film Festival

ITA's Film Festival celebrates the work of incredible teachers online & overseas who help make a difference through cultural exchange & international education.

As an ITA alum, you can submit your short film to enter the Film Festival. The Finalists' films are then screened during a live event at The Davis Theater in Chicago. There are cash prizes for the winners & 100% of tickets proceeds are donated to Charity.

Learn more: ITA's Teach Abroad Film Festival

Other Contests

We regularly run photo, video & article contests. Check out the latest contests, including opportunities to win great prizes by submitting your content.

ITA's Gear Store

Show Your ITA Pride!

Pick up some cool gear & show your ITA pride. We have everything from:

  • T-shirts & Sweaters,
  • Coffee Mugs & Tote Bags,
  • Bandanas & water bottles,
  • & Much More.

Choose your favorite styles & colors to show the world your status as a global citizen.

You can now customize our ITA gear to truly make it your own. Learn More.

Get Your Own ITA Gear

Additional Resources

Enrolled Students

Resources & Assistance 🙋

Need help relating to your TEFL Course or Job Search Guidance? Visit our Enrolled Students page and get in touch!


Online TEFL Course

Access Your Portal 💻

Access ITA's Online TEFL Class here: coursework, videos, calendar, syllabus, webinar schedules & more.



ITA Textbook Series 📚

Looking for the right textbook for your TEFL Course? Checkout ITA's Textbook Series


Travel Resources

Deals & Tips ✈️

Accommodation, airfare, transportation, international insurance... Take advantage of some great travel resources & deals that our staff of experienced travelers use and recommend frequently.


Facebook Alerts

Don't Miss Anything 💡

Turn on notifications for our posts on Facebook and don't miss anything from ITA.


Alumni Stories

Be Ready To Be Inspired ❤️

Check out videos, articles, blogs, and Q&As from hundreds of ITA alumni who are teaching English online & abroad.



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Named best Online TEFL class


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6,000+ certified students a year & graduates in 80+ countries