Prerequisites

POLICIES, REQUIREMENTS AND PROCEDURES

While we welcome all our members and guests to this biennial event, we have set some criteria and and rules in order to organize, successfully plan and handle all procedures connected with the event. In this regard all those who wish to participate need to submit to these rules and requirements.

PARTICIPANT PROFILE REQUIREMENTS
  • Must be fluent in English
  • Must be over 21 years of age
  • Must be employed or hold contract
  • Must have a valid passport or a travel document
  • Must be in good health (for insurance purposes)
  • Teaching experience is advisable
  • Should be financially stable
REQUIREMENTS FOR PARTICIPANTS
  1. All participants must submit registration (non-refundable) fees prior to deadline
  2. All participants need to have funds available for their:
    • Round-trip airfare
    • Room and board (sponsored partially)
    • Meal plans (sponsored partially)
    • Visa processing and red tape
    • Personal expenses
  3. Certified” individuals and groups are those who are certified by Tielc and hold the active status as franchisees.
  4. “Uncertified” individuals are those who are not certified by Tielc but agree to acquire the certification upon completion of seminars. “Uncertified” groups are companies, entities, organizations, schools, training centers, etc. which are not in any way affiliated with Tielc but wish to cooperation and participate in the event.
  5. All participants are subject to approval as they will have to submit the Candidate Form upon registration.  Their info will be verifiable through our database (see sidebar form). Those who are declined will have their registration fees reimbursed within 30 days from the registration date. Participants receive Certificate of a Listener and Proof of Training. Uncertified participants will be trained to acquire the TESOL certificate (tuition fees are included in the registration and deposit fees)
  6. Participants must be able to submit deposit fees upon invoice notification once the registration is confirmed. Deposit fees are used to ensure the commitment of the participant and is 80-90% refundable in due course in cases:
    • Visa is declined by the US Consul
    • Illness or extraordinary situation
    • No liabilities in force majeure situations
PARTICIPANT’s APPROVAL DEPOSIT AND OTHER EXPENSES
  1. Tuition, Room and Board – $ 1,500     required
  2. Travel Insurance – $ 110     required
  3. Cultural Program – $ 80     optional
  4. Pick Up/Drop Off – $ 160     required
  5. Leisure/Entertainment – $ 80     optional
    • TOTAL    $ 1,930*
*Room/Board and Travel Insurance fees are required for visa  purposes
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