OCELT (Ontario Certified English Language Teacher) Professional Designation

OCELT stands for Ontario Certified English Language Teacher. It is a registered professional designation trademark for the TESL Ontario accredited members in good standing who have met the OCELT accreditation requiements.

The OCELT Professional Designation serves to

  • identify qualified language teachers with specialized knowledge and skills in Ontario;
  • acknowledge the professionalism, integrity and high quality language instruction of TESL Ontario certified teachers;
  • recognize the ongoing professional development of TESL Ontario certified teachers and their commitment to the TESL Ontario Code of Ethics; and
  • enhance the respect for the TESL profession.

Click here to view or download the OCELT Information Guide.