Become a Reviewer

Procedures for Becoming a CEA Reviewer

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

  1. Cover letter indicating why you are interested in becoming a peer reviewer, 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 Peer Reviewer Application Form MS-Word

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

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.

Advanced Reviewer Training Workshops are open to eligible reviewers, and registration information is sent to the active reviewer list approximately 30 days prior to the workshop. If you need to update your email address or contact information, 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 Training Workshops


Advanced Reviewer Training Workshops

 2023   2022

Tuesday-Thursday, April 18-20 Time TBD (Virtual)

Tuesday-Thursday, June 14-16 Time TBD (Virtual)

Thursday-Friday, October 27-28 (Delivery mode and time TBD)



Thursday, October 6 12:30-3:00 pm (Virtual)  


                   Tuesday, March 21 Time TBD, in-person at TESOL Convention

                   (Repeat of TESOL training): Thursday, Sep. 28 Time TBD (Virtual)