Become a ceu certified instructor

Join Our Collective of Global Educators

Getting Started

The School of Global Citizenry, a CEU certified online school, empowers you to earn money teaching from the comfort of your own home (or on the road) all while protecting your unique thoughts and ideas. Global learners from around the world are able to interact with you, and each other, through interactive web-based platforms to help bridge linguistic, technological, spatial, and geographic divides. We even train you on the latest techniques in online learning and certify you to administer continuing education units.
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Who can teach and/or course host at The School of Global Citizenry?

Passion Requirements

The School of Global Citizenry is looking for dynamic global educators who have a passion for collective wisdom, global citizenship, social justice, and community-building.

Language Requirements

The ideal instructor will be fluent in written and spoken English, be energized by adult online learning, diligent in lesson planning, and have a solid working knowledge of multiple cultures, religions, and global issues.

Educational Requirements

A Master's degree and/or Doctorate degree and teaching experience is desirable. Priority status is given to BIPOC and LGBTQ applicants.
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How do I get paid as an instructor?

Percentage Rate

As a general rule, all instructors receive 70% of the net income received through the sell of their course. The remaining 30% covers maintenance, web-hosting expenses, and administrative management. 

B2B Contracts

Some organizations are looking for a private, specialized learning experience through SGC. These are handled as business to business contracts based on the details of the arrangement.

Payout Schedule

Scheduled courses with definite start and end dates are paid out no later than 30 working days following the close of the course. On-demand courses are paid out quarterly.
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What benefits do I receive as an instructor?

Training and Certification

The Certificate in CEU-Approved Instruction Training Course is refundable with a successful course launch (with sales) within six months of the date of enrollment. *No more than two CEU training course refunds per course. 

Brand Promotion

We understand your thoughts and ideas are part of the work you do in the world. With fully customizable sales pages and course content building freedom, you can ensure you, your organization, and your mission are properly promoted.

Full Tech Support

We provide technical support for instructors and learners, instructor training, live LMS onboarding, and user experience maintenance. Our tech support staff are available 7 days week to assist instructors and learners.

Instructor Pathway Process

Becoming an intentional online instructor doesn't have to be an overwhelming experience. Our staff will walk with you through the instructor pathway process to ensure that you and your course are ready for learners.


Complete the Certificate in CEU-Approved Instruction Training Course 

All potential instructors are required to complete the Certificate in CEU-Approved Instruction training course prior to applying to Become an Instructor. (Re-certification is required annually.) This course is refundable with a successful course launch (with sales) within 6 months of the date of enrollment. *No more than two CEU training course refunds per course.

If you do not have prior online teaching experience (apart from Zoom), you are required to do additional training. You have two options: (1) complete the Certificate in Online Teaching course  (available as a discounted training course bundle) or (2) enlist the help of a certified Course Developer. If you go with option (1) and purchase the bundle, the cost of Certificate in CEU-Approved Instruction is still refundable with a successful course launch within 6 months. 


Apply to Become an Instructor and Participate in Interview

All potential instructors are required to submit an application to become an instructor and/or host courses at The School of Global Citizenry. After careful review of your application and assuming all training course requirements are met, we will contact you for an initial consultation. 


Receive an Invitation to Course Host and Sign Contract

If offered an invitation to join the SGC Instructor community, you will be expected to sign a contract and fill out a W-9.  
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Fill out the application and share a link to your course proposal along with your resume/CV before submitting. SGC staff will contact you via email for a consultation after careful review of your submission.

New to online teaching?

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Preparing to Apply

Do I meet the requirements?

Make sure you review the passion, language, and training course requirements listed above before applying. Have questions? Contact us or email us at for more information.

Have I updated my CV/resume?

The application and CV/resume is our first introduction to who you are and what you are hoping to share with the world. Make sure your CV/resume is updated prior to submission.

Have I done my research?

The purpose of a course proposal is to provide  the course's purpose, content outline, learning outcomes, and methods for assessing learning performance. Make sure you do your research prior to submitting.

Did I add the attachments links?

URL links to a course proposal and CV/resume are required to complete your instructor application. Please ensure you have properly input these links before closing your application.