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Coming in 2020

  • Affordable Online TEFL Courses - Spring 2020
  • Onsite Practicum - Summer 2020
  • Volunteer/Adventure Trips - Summer 2020

About Us

Dedicated Educators

Heather and Jonathan Smith, the owners of International TEFL Academy Nicaragua built this school starting in2013 with four TEFL students.  Between then and the summer of 2018, we have graduated over 200 students and shared the beauty of Nicaragua, and international travel with those students. 

First-Rate Course Offerings

Heather Smith, the lead instructor, and co-owner received her Masters in TESOL from The New School in 2017. Heather Smith also has her Bachelors in Education from Northern Illinois University, which she received in 2008. Heather Smith has a diverse experience to draw from and has worked with both children and adults from many different social, ethnic, and cultural backgrounds. Heather is a passionate teacher, and her energy is drawn from in her classroom to make for a fun and exciting learning experience.  

Our Mission

To create cultural exchange through education and to share the beauty of Nicaragua her people.

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