English Language Teaching Institute
Expertise in Educator Training
Professional Development Training Programs
Helping Professionals Advance Their Careers Through International Experiences
TIEC conducts a variety of training programs for international professionals in education and business. These programs are custom designed to meet the specialized needs of any group of participants.
TIEC has a decades-long reputation for providing high-quality and rigorous in-person international professional exchange programs, specializing in training for educators of all types. Our programs have evolved to match the needs of our students groups and reflect current best practices in teaching methodologies, incorporating online learning and virtual professional learning communities.
Expertise in Educator Training
TIEC creates professional development programs for elementary, secondary, and higher education teachers and administrators. TIEC helps educators develop the skills and tools needed to affect change in their own classrooms, institutions, and communities once they return home.
Our in-person and online professional development opportunities are comprised of a variety of options including seminars, in-depth workshops, guest lectures from our extensive network of education experts, educational tours, school site visits and shadowing, and field experiences.
TIEC’s professional development programs for English language teachers draw upon the resources and expertise of the oldest and most well-respected intensive English program in the state of Texas, the Texas Intensive English Program. Depending on the unique needs of each program, TIEC also has the ability to incorporate faculty throughout members of TIEC’s Consortium of 35 Texas universities.
Topics can include preparation for teaching English as a Foreign Language (EFL), Student-Centered Curriculum for EFL Teachers, Assessment and Evaluation for EFL Teachers, Applied Linguistics, Language and Culture, Methodology, for EFL Teachers, Technology in the EFL Classroom, Professional Learning Communities, and Train the Trainer.
TIEC and TIEP have successfully conducted more than 50 professional development programs in the United States and overseas for educators from the Middle East, South America, Central America, Africa, Asia, and Europe. With the aim to connect thought leaders in primary, secondary, and higher education, TIEC provides professional development programs that last between two weeks and six months.
IN SUMMER 2020, TIEC LAUNCHED ITS ONLINE PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT COURSES FOR INDIVIDUALS OR GROUPS.
Professional Development Opportunities
In-Person Professional Exchange Programs
Our in-person training opportunities include a variety of options including seminars, in-depth workshops, guest lectures from TIEC’s extensive network of education experts, educational tours, school site visits and shadowing, and field experiences.
Online Professional Development Courses
Our online professional development courses are designed for international educators and English as a foreign or second language teachers and meet the needs of busy professionals. Online courses can be designed for asynchronous, self-paced learning or with optional expert facilitation for cohorts of learners.