Program Dates and Deadlines

Program Dates and Deadlines

Summer 2021 Practicum (4 weeks)*
Dates: June 10 - July14, 2021

*Note: 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


Of the required TEFL coursework, 31007 TESL Pedagogy must be taken at Kent State prior to arriving in Florence. Other courses can be taken before or after the Florence practicum.

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 Jessica Russell, who is a financial aid counselor specializing in education abroad.

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.