Here to Serve Our Students

From the moment you complete your enrollment in a TEFL Certification course with International TEFL Academy, the Student Affairs Department will be your main point of contact for all things related to your TEFL course and job search overseas. We provide personalized, lifetime Job Search Guidance to all of International TEFL Academy's enrolled students and alumni. Job Search Guidance can begin from the moment a student enrolls in any TEFL Certification course. Student Affairs will also be your main point of contact for any questions you have related to your TEFL Certification course, whether it is an online or in-person course. NOTE: These services are available only to enrolled International TEFL Academy students.

We're Here To Help, Every Step of The Way

As an ITA alum, you benefit from our lifetime job search assistance, our expert tips and thorough advice, and have exclusive access to our Student Affairs Department and prime resources.

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The ITA Student Affairs Team
Student-Affairs helping Students Find A Teaching Job

Student Affairs Vision Statement:

Who We Are:
We are a team of unique individuals committed to bringing our diverse experiences skills and strengths  to serve our students through expertise, empathy and innovation. We prioritize doing the right thing for our students, our team, and the company.

What We Do:
We are highly motivated and high achieving. We are always looking for the next best thing to help ensure our students success, and streamline our day to day processes. We understand that change is good, and necessary and we embrace it to make deliberate and effective changes that contribute to the success of our students, department and company.

Where We Are Going:
We will continue to build the most effective processes and resources to help students, support our staff and company. We will innovate to stay at the forefront of the job search process for the TEFL industry and to develop new products and services. We will develop our staff with opportunities for professional growth, development, and specializations.


Aubrey Adams
Student Affairs Manager

Aubrey Adams

While in college, Aubrey spent a transformative summer in Uganda, teaching and living in a local orphanage. This led her to pursue a degree in Teaching English as a Second Language. After graduation, she taught English in Thailand, Guatemala, and the Dominican Republic and for nearly 10 years, has taught students from over 85 countries living in or visiting the United States.

Ivana Karavdic
Student Affairs Advisor

Ivana Karavdic | Student Affairs Advisor

Originally from Bosnia, Ivana moved to Vermont when she was in middle school. She graduated with a bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Vermont and later with an MA TESOL from Saint Michael's College before moving to Seoul, South Korea to teach university students for five years.

Sydney Daviston-Atkins
Student Affairs Advisor

Sydney Daviston-Atkins | Student Affairs Advisor

As a child, Sydney's travels never went beyond her neighboring states. She spent her Saturday's watching Sailor Moon, Dragon Ball Z, and Pokemon which blossomed into a love for all things Japan, and later, a semester studying abroad there. Sydney spent 4 years teaching English in South Korea before returning home to the USA.

Aubrey Krzynski
Student Affairs Advisor

Aubrey Krzynski | Student Affairs Advisor

After a year of service with AmeriCorps: College Possible, Aubrey was itching to travel but also wanted to continue giving back... which led her to discover teaching abroad. She spent eight months teaching English in Thailand before returning home and beginning her career in the teach-abroad industry... and now here she is at ITA!


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