Teacher Training Programs

The Teacher Training Programs division of the Missouri State University’s English Language Institute (ELI) provides opportunities for both new and experienced ESL/EFL teachers to develop and refine their teaching skills with innovative methods and materials to ensure student success. 
Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

CELTA at Missouri State University

We are one of only two universities in the United States to offer the world renowned CELTA (Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) from Cambridge English Language Assessment.

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The ELI In Touch

ELI In Touch is ideal for English teachers who want to continue to practice their English, interact with their colleagues, listen to MSU professors, observe courses in the English for Academic Purposes (EAP) program, or attend webinars on various topics. The English Teacher Newsletter is of particular interest for new teachers, and students in our CELTA program receive a 6 month membership free.

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Customized Teacher Training

Arrange a customized training program for individuals from your organization or institution. Submit our request form to learn more.