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"My favorite part of the course was the practicum. I am a hands-on learner, and this allowed me to gain the experience and knowledge I needed to boost my confidence." - Andrea Hart
"My practicum made me less nervous to lead a classroom. In addition, I use many of the activity ideas that were given to us in class on a fairly regular basis, all of which my students really seem to love." - Laura Nalin
"I enjoyed the structure of the class and found the professors to be beyond knowledgeable on the subject. From day one, I felt as though I was absorbing information that was going to supplement my future as an ESL teacher -- and I was."
- Kristen Iverson
Since the beginning of 2019, International TEFL Academy has been named the #1 TEFL school by GoAbroad.com & GoOverseas.com across a range of awards categories for TEFL certification, including #1 Best Online TEFL Course and #1 Best In-person TEFL Class (ITA Chicago TEFL Class) by GoAbroad.com. ITA's Online TEFL Class also received recognition as the top-ranked Online TEFL class in several categories of the GoOverseas.com Community Choice Awards for TEFL Certification. Check out a full run-down of ITA's awards, external reviews, and recognition in this article.
Based in Chicago, IL, International TEFL Academy is a World leader in TEFL certification for teaching English abroad. We offer internationally accredited TEFL Classes online & in 25 locations worldwide. We certify 5,000 people a year from all walks of life to teach English abroad and our graduates are teaching English in 80 countries across the globe. All ITA students and graduates receive lifetime worldwide Job Search Guidance.