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New and Renewing Memberships

ATESL Member Benefits

Membership Rates

Rate Membership Level
$40.90 Volunteer in ESL work, 1 year
$40.90 Student, 1 year
$40.90 Unemployed/retired, 1 year
$62.42 Regular, 1 year
$107.63 Regular, 2 years

The above rates include 5% GST

A Service Fee of $2.00 will be applied for online membership payments

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


To renew your ATESL membership, please sign in to the website, and if your membership has expired or is due for renewal in the next few weeks, you will be prompted to make an online payment.

To become a new ATESL member:

  1. Create an account.
  2. Click the link in the verification email you receive at the email address you used to create the account in Step 1.
  3. Login in to the newly created account
  4. Complete your details as prompted in your account profile.
  5. Make an online membership payment as prompted in your account profile.

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, as well as a number of local Alberta businesses - see information here.


ATESL recommends the TESL Canada Certification Program to its members.

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