RELO Online Programs

The American English team is pleased to offer American English Live: Teacher Development Series 7. The six online seminars of the series cover a variety of topics intended for teachers of English or future teachers of English around the world.  At the end of each event, participants will have the opportunity to earn a digital badge that verifies their participation. Viewing group hosts, Public Affairs Offices, and Regional English Language Offices also have the option to issue e-certificates for those who attend four out of six sessions.

Participants are also encouraged to register to join the associated Ning,,  to participate in discussions, view related materials, and find recordings.

The series will take place from January 15 – March 25, 2020.  These 60-minute sessions will be held every other Wednesday.  Participants can join the sessions by viewing the live posts through Facebook Live and Zoom according to the time table given below:

Though not mandatory, registration is encouraged.  Registered participants will receive email reminders with links to pre-session readings and online discussions. Prior to each session, registered participants will receive a reminder email with a Zoom link from

Here is the link for registration:

Themes Presentation Titles and Presenters Session Dates



Foundations of TESOL Methodology



Foundations of TESOL Methodology
Presenter: Sarah Arva Grosik
Wednesday, January 15, 2020
8:00-9:00 pm Thailand Local TimeThursday, January 16, 2020
1:00-2:00 am Thailand Local Time
Integrated Skills: Combining Listening, Speaking, Reading, Writing and Grammar
Presenter: Dieter Bruhn
Wednesday, January 29, 2020
8:00-9:00 pm Thailand Local TimeThursday, January 30
1:00-2:00 am Thailand Local Time
Using Brain-based Strategies and Critical Thinking to Maximize Vocabulary Acquisition
Presenter: Anne Walker
Wednesday, February 12, 2020
8:00-9:00 pm Thailand Local TimeThursday, February 13, 2020
1:00-2:00 am Thailand Local Time
Curriculum Design and Course Development Needs Assessment for Course or Curriculum Design
Presenter: Joe McVeigh
Wednesday, February 26, 2020
8:00-9:00 pm Thailand Local TimeThursday, February 27, 2020
1:00-2:00 am Thailand Local Time


Teachers Working Together


Teachers Working Together: A Successful Community of Practice
Presenter: Mari Bodensteiner
Wednesday, March 11, 2020
8:00-9:00 pm Thailand Local TimeThursday, March 12, 2020
1:00-2:00 am Thailand Local Time
Connecting to Learn: Growing Professionally through Teacher-to-Teacher Engagement
Presenter: Christopher Stillwell
Wednesday, March 25, 2020
8:00-9:00 pm Thailand Local TimeThursday, March 26, 2020
1:00-2:00 am Thailand Local Time


The American English E-Teacher Program offers 8-week, online university-level courses in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) developed by U.S. educational institutions.

Candidates must:

  • Be an English language professional
  • Have strong English language reading and writing skills (minimum 525 TOEFL, 70 iBT, or CEFR B2). You do not need to submit the test scores
  • Be a citizen of the country in which you are living
  • Be living in your country for the entire duration of the AE E-Teacher term
  • Have regular and reliable access to high-speed internet connection
  • Be able to spend 10 to 12 hours online each week for the duration of the 8-week course
  • Be willing to be enrolled in a second or third course, if your primary choice is unavailable

The selected candidates will be contacted for phone interview.

These MOOCs will help pre-intermediate to intermediate level learners improve their English skills in five major career fields. Each MOOC is five weeks in length, and each has a different facilitated course start date. After the start date of the first facilitated course, the MOOC is open for enrollment.