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New and Renewing Memberships

ATESL is a thriving organization of educational professionals that provides many opportunities to its members. Our annual fee is low, and you must be a member of ATESL to apply for ATESL accreditation. Paid members may log into their account and view more about these services.


To renew your membership, please sign in to the website, and click on My Account to proceed with membership renewal.
Don't want to renew electronically? Please click Here for a printable membership form which can be mailed in with a cheque or money order.


Subscription to TESL Canada Journal, professional journal issued twice yearly.

Subscription to ATESL Newsletter, which publishes Quarterly


ATESL members are eligible for bursaries for conferences or courses of study (maximum $500).

Health Benefits

ATESL is pleased to announce discounted group rates on individual health, dental, and travel insurance.


Discounts when registering for ATESL Conferences.


ATESL recommends the TESL Canada Certification Program to its members.

To find out more about TESL Canada certification, please refer to their site:

Membership Rates

$33.86 Volunteer in ESL work, 1 year
$33.86 Student, 1 year
$33.86 Unemployed/retired, 1 year
$50.80 Regular, 1 year
$90.30 Regular, 2 years

The above rates include 5% GST