Program Dates and Deadlines

Program Dates and Deadlines

Spring semester 2022 Practicum (17 weeks)*
Dates: January 06*-May 11, 2022: Apply before October 1, 2021

Summer 2022 Practicum (4 weeks)*
Dates: May 25*-June 26, 2022: Apply before March 1, 2022


*Note: 1. Arrival dates are tentative and subject to change. Please do not make any travel arrangements until contacted by the Office of Global Education. 2. If the Florence TEFL Certificate Practicum is canceled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic, practicum provisions will be made for students domestically at KSU main campus, or online - depending on supporting enrollment and departmental and college approval. Please email the TEFL Certificate Coordinator, Jo Leigh Lyons with any questions at

Important: Please review the required TEFL coursework, before you schedule the Florence practicum—there are prerequisites.

Learn More

Applying to Kent State Florence Semester  

Applying to Kent State Florence Summer Institute 

Map of Florence, Italy


TEFL Certificate: Contact Jo Leigh Lyons,

Florence Study Abroad: Contact Amber Cruxton,


Financial Aid & Scholarships

Financial aid and scholarships are available for the TEFL Certificate program. Please contact 

Please Note: You can make your appointments through KSU Advising!

Please use this portal to schedule any education abroad financial aid appointment.

All appointments will be held in 103 Schwartz.