TESL Ontario


Updates on Webcasting and TESL Trainer Registry


Dear TESL Ontario Member,

I am pleased to inform you that the Streaming Network, our webcasting service provider, has agreed to send webcasting reports directly to the service users via email from now on. In addition, if you have completed any webcasting hours prior to Jan. 31, 2011 and would like to receive a report, please email your request to the Streaming Network at support@thestreamingnetwork.com .

In addition, I am glad to let you know that the "Registry of TESL Ontario Accredited TESL Trainers" is up and running on our website now. To access this Registry, please click on http://www.teslontario.org/accredited-members-registries/ or visit TESL Ontario's website (www.teslontario.org), click on "Accredited Members Registry", and then click on "Registry of Accredited TESL Trainers".

For more information on how to apply for TESL Trainer Certificate of Accreditation, accreditation renewal, and accreditation reinstatement, please refer to  "TESL Trainer Accreditation Application Guide" available at http://www.teslontario.org/accreditation/

If you have any questions or concerns, please feel free to contact me by email at accreditation@teslontario.org or by phone at 416-593-4243 x 201.



Reza Mazloom-Farzaghy

Accreditation Administrator




Stay Connected with TESL Ontario through Social Media



TESL Ontario is pleased to announce  that we have greatly enhanced our online presence.  Our members can now stay connected with their professional association through Facebook, LinkedIn and Twitter.

We believe it's important to stay closely connected to our members and what better way to do that than with social media.  Through these social media platforms you will receive timely information from TESL Ontario and can successfully use the social media platforms to make new networking connections and to learn from your peers.

In addition to our current method of emailed member communications, members who follow TESL Ontario will receive updates, announcements and information regarding:

  •  TESL Ontario Policy Changes
  •  TESL Ontario new services and initiatives
  • New membership benefits
  • TESL Ontario Conference and Affiliate PD events
  • Newsletters from TESL Ontario and Affiliates 
  • Jobs posted on the TESL Ontario job board
  • News items relating to the Language Training profession
  • Links to useful teaching materials and resources for instructors

The information provided using these social media tools is not meant to replace our current method of communicating with our members via email but rather to enhance our communication efforts with our members to help ensure that important TESL Ontario information and announcements reach as many members as possible, as well as to provide a tool for our member to help them expand their knowledge of the language training profession and make connections with fellow peers.




You can find the TESL Ontario Facebook Page by clicking here or by searching for TESL Ontario while logged onto to your Facebook account.


If you are a Facebook user you can click the LIKE button on the TESL Ontario Facebook Page and it will automatically post news updated from our Page to your Live Feed so that you can stay connected to your professional association at all times.

If you are not a Facebook user you can still view the information posted on the TESL Ontario Page by frequently  visiting our Page or you can sign up for a free Facebook account at www.facebook.com


You can find TESL Ontario's Company profile on LinkedIn by clicking here.  If you are a LinkedIn user you can add TESL Ontario to your list of Companies. This will add TESL Ontario to your profile under Groups and Associations so that individuals viewing your profile will see that you are associated with TESL Ontario.

Also available is a TESL Ontario LinkedIn Group where you can join in Discussions with your peers and receive announcements from TESL Ontario. Click here to Join the TESL Ontario LinkedIn Group.

If you do not have a LinkedIn Account you can sign up for free at: www.linkedin.com


If you have a Twitter account you can follow TESL Ontario on Twitter by clicking here and clicking the FOLLOW button.

If you don't have a twitter account you can view the information on the TESL Ontario Twitter profile by frequently visiting our Profile or sign up for a free Twitter account at: www.twitter.com


We look forward to engaging our members in this new endeavour.


Best Regards,



Allison Keown

Member Services Manager


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NEW MEMBER BENEFIT - 10% Discount at Party Packagers



All TESL Ontario Members are now entitled to a 10% discount on your entire purchase at Party Packagers stores across Ontario as a part of their 'Teachers and Daycare' discount program. 

Simply present your valid TESL Ontario Membership card to a Party Packagers cashier at the time of purchase and you will receive a 10% discount on your entire purchase. Party Packagers is a party supply store that sells party decorations, catering supplies, toys, Halloween costumes and other party ware. You can read more about Party packagers and their teacher program at: http://www.partypackagers.com/content/teacher-daycare-discount