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  • Internationalize your career
    Internationalize your career

    Work with diverse students in small class sizes.

  • Let the world be your classroom
    Let the world be your classroom

    Teach reading, writing, listening and speaking

  • Be certified in four months
    Be certified in four months

    Gain both theoretical and practical knowledge

  • Certified English language teachers are in demand
    Certified English language teachers are in demand

    Teach in classrooms in your community and around the world

  • Make connections that will last a lifetime
    Make connections that will last a lifetime

    What are you waiting for?

Program Contact

School Chair, Selkirk International
Phone: 250.365.7292 x21395
Direct: 250.365.1395
Fax: 250.365.5410
TESOL Program Coordinator
Phone: 250.365.7292 x21236


Matt &Aimie
Student
Recruitment
Team

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Program At-A-Glance

Length of Study: 
4-Month
Accreditation: 
Advanced Diploma
Campus: 
Castlegar

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In the News

For those with the urge to travel and explore new cultures on a deeper level, few experinces can match teaching English in foreign countries. Accountant Suzanne Paquette was looking for a little educational adventure and found the jumping off point with the Selkirk College TESOL Program.

For those with the urge to travel and explore new cultures on a deeper level, few experiences can match teaching English in foreign countries. Accountant Suzanne Paquette was looking for a little educational adventure and found the jumping off point with the Selkirk College TESOL Program.

Selkirk College TESOL Program Takes Local Teachers Abroad

Two teachers with roots in the West Kootenay have launched new careers abroad with the help of Selkirk College’s Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Program.

What Students Say

Emmalee Valls - 2019 TESOL Alumni
The TESOL program's small class sizes and thoroughly guided practicum offer the chance to truly personalize your learning. 
Emmalee Valls - 2019 TESOL Grad
If you have a passion for international development, travel and authentic engagement with international students, I highly recommend enrolling in the TESOL program to show you the world of opportunity that awaits you.
Emily Kandborg, TESOL alumna 2013
Ryan Sesto, TESOL Alumni 2017
The TESOL program was an incredibly comprehensive and rewarding experience. I could not recommend it enough for anyone who would like to enter the teaching profession or spend a few years working outside of Canada. I am so happy to have been a part of this program.
Ryan Sesto, TESOL Alumni 2017
Casandra Virtue, TESOL Graduate and Study Abroad Adventurer
Selkirk College’s study abroad opportunities aren’t just an opportunity to study, they’re an opportunity to live your dreams.
Casandra Virtue, TESOL Graduate and Study Abroad Adventurer
"My Selkirk experience went way beyond my expectations and opened new windows and doors to further my language teaching career. It actually gave a whole new spin to my life!"
Catherine Jean TESOL grad 2014
Sarah Howard
I still often think of the TESOL Program at Selkirk College and what it has done for me, my teaching career and my ability to pursue my passion for travel. I highly recommend it to anyone who's interested in doing the same. 
Sarah Howard, TESOL gradate
Alex Mayr, 2019 TESOL grad
If you want a friendly and diverse school experience that will leave you with countless domestic and international opportunities, along with some of the highest accreditation in the field, then Selkirk’s TESOL program is right for you!
Alex Mayr, 2019 TESOL grad
Sam Raithby
I came into this job confident and capable thanks to the experiences Selkirk gave me. TESOL is a wonderful program – what are you waiting for!?!?
Sam Raithby, TESOL Advanced Diploma grad 2014