Who Are We?

Global TESOL College NYC is a North American-based educational institution that provides accredited TESOL certification for people with a desire to teach English abroad.

Our organization is headquartered in Edmonton, Canada and we have several branch offices and training centers located in Vancouver, Toronto, Ottawa, Winnipeg, and Saskatoon, Canada; Salt Lake City, UT and Portland, OR, USA; as well as Australia, New Zealand, Taiwan, South Korea, Thailand, Saudi Arabia, Turkey,  India, Singapore, Malaysia, Mexico, and Greece. We have affiliate school representatives, recruiters and TESOL advisors worldwide. We offer a wide range of TESOL (Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages) certification and diploma programs, courses, and services internationally.

Global TESOL College comes to New York City as the global organization that trains and certifies more ESL instructors than any other organization of its kind. For over twenty years we have trained and certified more than 65,000 graduates in the field of TESOL.


Our TESOL certification and diplomas are recognized all over the world.

• Established in 1994, Global TESOL College is the world’s largest TESOL program provider.

• We created the original “TESOL certification program” in North America and it quickly became the most popular and recommended Program by employers as a result of our international reputation, solid training and honest service.

• Global TESOL College is a worldwide network of training centers and graduate support offices in over a dozen countries, with a staff of more than 80 TESOL professionals.

• We are directly linked to thousands of schools, employers and recruiters around the globe that hire our graduates and we help to place you in a job that best suits your goals.

• The Certificate employers ask for by name... the Global TESOL College name is recognized worldwide. We have graduates presently teaching in more than 85 countries.

• Highly qualified, trained and experienced TESOL instructors bring the world of TESOL into the classroom. At Global TESOL College New York City we will train you to become an effective, resourceful and professional English teacher.

• Over the past 24 years, through our global network of training centers, we have graduated and found employment for over 65,000 people, and we continue to graduate and place thousands of people annually.

• Global TESOL College is certified by the Government of Canada. Our programs are registered by state, provincial and federal government agencies in various locations worldwide.


Find out more about our Regulatory and Professional Designations:


  • Certified as an Educational Institution by the Government of Canada, Human Resources and Skills Development Canada (HRSDC) Institution #7009/8602

  • TESL Canada recognized teacher training program

  • Registered with the Singapore Government Council for Private Education

  • California Bureau for Private Postsecondary and Vocational Education (BPPVE), School Code # 18964CA

  • Wisconsin Educational Approval Board (EAB)

  • Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education (ASBPPE)

  • Nevada Department of Education (NDE)

  • Michigan’s Proprietary schools (MPS)

  • Malaysian Ministry of Education (MOE): Approved by the Government of Malaysia

  • International Association of Teachers of English as a Foreign Language (IATEFL)

  • Association of International Educators (NAFSA)

  • National Association of Career Colleges (NACC)

  • British Association of Applied Linguistics (BAAL)

  • Japan Association for Language Teaching (JALT)

  • Better Business Bureau (BBB) North America

  • Better Business Bureau “Online Reliability Program” Online Payment Protection