I have taught the Online TEFL/TESOL Certification Course since November 2018.
B.A. English Language and Literature, Metropolitan State University
M.A. English Education, Brooklyn College
I have taught EFL in Vietnam, Spain, Argentina, and France.
Nicaragua, Peru, Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, The Philippines, India, Italy, Spain, France, United Kingdom, Argentina, Venezuela, Brazil Mexico, Panama, Cuba, and Canada.
I spent my last month in Vietnam doing a motorbike trip from Hanoi to Saigon. The entire trip was superlative in every way. One particularly memorable event occurred when the chain on my bike broke. I was going down a curvy mountain at a pretty good clip and the rear wheel completely locked up as the chain broke and jammed in the rear sprocket. I skidded and fishtailed hard for a couple of hundred yards. Broken down on the side of the road, several people from the local village stopped and offered help. They ended up bringing another bike and a trailer to haul my bike back to the village. I spent the night with the mechanic working to fix the problem and ended up staying at his house with him and his family. It was definitely one of those travel experiences that restores your faith in humankind.
Teaching abroad is a cool idea that many people entertain. It will be a cool idea in ten years, too. Get certified. Go for it. Turn that idea into reality.
Meet The Rest of The ITA Crew
Meet the ITA staff who has lived, traveled, and/or taught abroad and online extensively. We've been in your shoes so you can do it too.
All of our Course instructors possess advanced degrees (Masters Degrees, PhD's or the equivalent) and at least 10 years of teaching & training experience.
Before enrolling in a course, all students are provided with one-on-one pre-enrollment advice from expert advisors to determine how they can realistically achieve their goals of working as professional English teachers abroad & online.
Following enrollment, students receive lifetime job search guidance through the Student Affairs Department to assist them in navigating the international job market, gaining employment, and preparing to travel and live abroad.