SIT Graduate Institute TESOL Certificate

Become a World Learning SIT Graduate Institute Training Center

Our courses are provided through our worldwide network of training centers. Each goes through a rigourous vetting process before being certified by World Learning SIT Graduate Institute to run our courses.

What is a training center?
Our training centers include academic institutions such as colleges or universities, private language institutes, community centers and public, non-profit organizations. What they have in common is that all our centers are local leaders in language education and professional development.

Why become a Training Center?

  • Professional development opportunities – We encourage our centers to nominate staff members to become certified World Learning SIT trainers
  • Marketing – Aspiring teachers are becoming aware of the need for quality training. Your status as an SIT Training Center can set you apart from the competition.
  • Additional revenue – Our courses use facilities that would otherwise be idle.
  • Community outreach – Many centers use our courses to offer free English lessons to the public and raise their profiles in their respective communities.

What does it take to become a Training Center?
Other than the ability to meet our standards and a demonstrated commitment to quality, there are no set criteria to become a training center.

A Training Center must be able to ensure access to the following:

  • the physical space to run a course
  • materials for use by training teachers
  • students for practice lessons

If your organization can demonstrate the willingness and the ability, you’ve got what we need.

How does an institution become a certified training center?
SIT emphasizes an experiential learning-by-doing process. The first step is to complete an application, and demonstrate the willingness and capacity to run a course. After that, we will work with you to set your institution up to succeed. After two successful courses, a center is then invited to be certified as a training center.

If you are interested in learning more about the process of becoming a certified SIT training center, and the possible benefits for your institution, contact us today.

"The SIT TESOL Certificate course goes beyond the "how-to" of teaching. Through experience, feedback and reflection, participants enter into a personal discovery of who they are, and who they can be, as teachers. Each time I train, I see participants' eyes light up as they begin to understand the possibilities of learning and growth open to them."

—Connie Tumavicus, trainer

 

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SIT Graduate Institute TESOL Certificate Program
William Kennedy
SIT Graduate Institute
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Brattleboro, Vermont 05302-0676

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