Become a Reviewer

Procedures for Becoming a CEA Reviewer

English language professionals who are interested in being considered as CEA reviewers must first apply by submitting an application form, which includes:

  1. Cover letter indicating why you are interested in becoming a site evaluator, your familiarity with English language education and administration, a brief summary of your professional activities, and a summary of what you believe to be your strengths with regard to site evaluation.
  2. A completed Reviewer Application Form, which requires the names of two references familiar with your professional qualifications.
  3. A resume that includes educational background, nature and length of experience in the field and in consulting or serving with review teams, and relevant professional involvement in appropriate associations, such as publications, presentations, etc.

CEA Site Reviewer Application Form MS-Word

Qualified applicants will be invited to attend a required reviewer workshop.

For questions about the application process or reviewer qualifications, please contact Melissa Van De Wege, Accreditation Review Manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Upcoming Reviewer Workshops

Reviewer workshops are scheduled periodically throughout the year. Exact locations and times are emailed to accepted applicants. 
Note: Applicants planning to attend a particular workshop must submit their application materials to CEA no later than 30 days prior to the workshop.

November 2019 

     Location:  White Plains, NY, USA

     (at the New York TESOL Conference - download flyer)

Dates:  Friday and Saturday, November 14-15, 2019

March 2020  

      Location:  Denver, CO, USA

      (at the TESOL Convention)

Dates:  Monday and Tuesday, March 30-31, 2020

June 2020 

      Location:  Alexandria, VA, USA

Dates:  Thursday and Friday, June 18-19, 2020

October 2020 

       Location:  Alexandria, VA, USA

Dates:  Thursday and Friday, October 22-23, 2020

Advanced Reviewer Training Workshop

April 2020
      Location:  Alexandria, VA, USA

Dates:  Friday and Saturday, April 24-25, 2020

Times: Friday, 1:00 - 5:00 pm; Saturday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm