TEFL Alumni News

  • TEFL Graduate in Haiti
    In Haiti, TEFL Graduate Finds Transformation and Challenge
    February 8, 2016

    GU-TEFL alumna Marissa Dearborn shares her experience working with a nonprofit organization in Haiti.

  • Teaching English in Lebanon
    TEFL Grad makes an impact with the NGO Heart for Lebanon
    November 10, 2014

    A GU-TEFL Certificate Graduate shares his experience teaching English in the Middle East: The teaching of English can be, for some, a means for career enhancement, an avenue for outright career change, or the means for accomplishing a life adventure. All such reasons are valid, true, and possible, and the Georgetown CLED TEFL Certificate Program is an outstanding way to prepare someone for any such path. But recently, I was able to witness how the teaching of English can be way of assisting others in reaching life aspirations and providing hope for change in circumstances.

  • TEFL Alumni and Sherry Steeley at Washington English Center
    Sherry Steeley and TEFL Alumni Conduct Workshop for Teachers at Washington English Center
    October 10, 2014

    In October, 2014, TEFL Alumni Erin Ross, Katie Wilson, and Gail Griffith, along with Sherry Steeley, conducted a workshop entitled “Lesson Plan Delivery: Communicative and Student-Centered Approaches” for teachers at Washington English Center in Washington, D.C.

  • TEFL Certificate Candidate Kathrine Bollrud teaches English via Skype
    TEFL Program Grads in Peru
    October 10, 2014

    In October 2014, as part of their TEFL Certificate coursework, TEFL Certificate candidates delivered online English lessons to a high school class in Lima, Peru.

  • TEFL Graduate Teaches at Chongqing University
    October 10, 2013

    Beatrice Tah, TEFL Certificate graduate from Fall 2013, is teaching English at Chongqing University in southwestern China.

  • TEFL Grad Helps Adult Learners in Alexandria, VA
    July 10, 2013

    Now I am teaching advanced English to adults with Alexandria City Public School's Adult Learning Center. The work is challenging and fulfilling. I am currently applying to masters programs in TESOL. The TEFL certification was a great starting point for me in a new career. I couldn't be happier with the result. - Spring 2013 GU-TEFL Graduate

  • TEFL Grad Teaches in Myanmar
    June 10, 2013

    Since receiving her TEFL certification in June 2013, Jean Aden has been “commuting” between Washington and Yangon (aka Rangoon), the commercial capital of Myanmar (aka Burma). There she teaches and manages an intensive English language program at the International Center of Excellence (ICOE), a Johns Hopkins University-led program at Yangon University that offers a graduate-level English-medium curriculum on international relations, economics, comparative politics and environmental policy.