2011 graduate Lauren McNichols tells us, “Costa Rica TEFL has paid off for me, ten-fold, in ways that I didn’t think a teaching certification would.” Read on to learn why!
We checked in with November 2015 graduate Kasey McCulloch to see how San Pedro, Costa Rica is treating her!
We caught up with our November 2015 graduate Hannah Gallagher this week! She’s loving life in our very own Playa Sámara, Costa Rica. Right after graduating the TEFL course, Certified Teacher Hannah took on the English Pre-School component at Mareas International School. Hannah loves her coworkers and her group of Pre-School students. In addition to […]
Deb was an all-star TEFL teacher in training during her course here in Playa Samara! After she graduated the program in April of 2015, she went on to teach at Intercultura in Heredia, Costa Rica. We just received an update from Deb, and here is what she had to say: “My name is Debra Winsor. I […]
We are so proud of our 2013 Costa Rica TEFL graduate Zachary Tucker! We’ve had graduates teach far and wide, but Zach is our first to teach in Somaliland. He is teaching at the Abaarso School of Science and Technology. Here’s what Zach has to say: “It’s pretty awesome, there’s 15 other teachers and over […]
Vanessa Gonzalez M.Ed. Vanessa is an Arizona-native and Colorado-transplant. She’s lived and taught in Costa Rica since 2010. She graduated from The University of Northern Colorado with a degree in English and an emphasis in Secondary Education. She holds a professional teaching license through the Colorado Department of Education. She has taught English in a […]
We’ve just received word from our 2015 graduate, Denis Hasnas! Here’s what Denis had to say: “I’m currently working at the Sarapiqui Conservation and Learning Center in Chilamate, Costa Rica as an English teacher and program coordinator. Chilamate is a small town which has a tropical forest, a great variety of animals, and a freshwater […]
Our October 2014 graduate Michelle Gilman has been living in Colombia since shortly after finishing her course. She sent us an update of all her adventures! Congratulations on the new position Michelle! “I have been hired as a regional coordinator for two departments of Colombia. So I’ll manage the foreign teachers for my program, Heart […]
Pictured above: “Recess when you live in Costa Rica” “Since graduation TEFL in August, I have been working at Mareas International Home School in Samara. I work in a combined classroom of students ages 3-5 as the English teacher. The school houses students from pre-kindergarten through high school and offers a variety of language […]
“I came to Costa Rica TEFL with many years of teaching experience but really no idea how to teach English as a foreign language. The training I received was unlike anything I had known as a teacher and I found my interest in teaching reignited by the creative, dynamic approach offered. Within one week of […]