- Requirements for Licensing an Education for Life School
The school mission statement must be approved by the EFL International Board of Directors. In addition, the school must receive positive reports at three to five year intervals from onsite visiting teams selected by EFL International verifying that the school’s administrators and teachers are implementing the EFL philosophy to the best of their abilities.
Teachers must be EFL certified or working towards certification through participation in EFL Teacher Development classes. The final EFL Teacher Credential will be awarded after the teacher has demonstrated the ability to implement EFL techniques in the classroom for at least a year. This award is made in collaboration between the school director and EFL International.
The school shall maintain an ongoing relationship with EFL International through annual participation in at least two of the following:
- Attendance at an EFL conference
- Teacher/Administrator visits to another EFL School for observation, consultation, and/or collaboration
- Advanced EFL Teacher Training/In-service and/or Parent Classes taught by an EFL mentor
The school shall pay EFL International an annual fee of $1,000 if 50 or more students are enrolled, or $20/student if attendance is lower than 50.