To be eligible for the annual renewal of your language instructor accreditation, you are required to do 10 professional development (PD) hours during every accreditation year (by your accreditation expiry date) and keep the proof on file. You will be requested to submit your proof of PD to TESL Ontario only if you are selected for PD audit and receive a PD Audit Notice. For details about PD audit and activities recognized as PD, please review "Professional Development (PD)" posted at http://www.teslontario.net/accreditation/activities-recognized-as-pd.
The annual renewal fee is $154 (plus applicable taxes). This fee covers the annual renewal of your
To receive and print a copy of your renewed TESL Ontario certificate, please log on to www.teslontario.org, and follow the instructions below to access your records and certificate:
For operational reasons, TESL Ontario reserves the right to extend the application processing time, as necessary. TESL Ontario may request additional documentation beyond the requirements described above. All submitted documentation and information will be kept confidential. We strongly recommend that you keep photocopies of all submitted forms and documents for your own records. The requirements of the TESL Ontario Language Instructor Accreditation may change without notice. If you do not meet all of the requirements for accreditation, TESL Ontario will send you an email specifying the additional steps you need to take.
Any applicant who is denied the TESL Ontario accreditation/approval shall have the right to appeal the decision to the TESL Ontario Appeals Committee within three months from the date the decision has been made. Please be aware that the degree and English language proficiency (ELP) requirements of the TESL Ontario accreditation/ approval are "non-appealable" requisites. For details about filing an appeal, please go to http://www.teslontario.net/accreditation/appeal.
Questions? Please contact TESL Ontario by email at firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone at 416-593-4243, Ext. 205.