Center for Teaching and Learning

Resources for departments employing international TAs

Graduate Program Advisors (GPAs), Graduate Program Coordinators (GPCs), and other department administrators often have questions related to appointing TAs who are not native speakers of English, such as:

  • What are UW’s requirements?
  • How do I schedule an spoken English proficiency appeal interview?
  • How can I help undergraduate students in my department better learn from international TAs?
  • What resources can I share with international TAs?

Below are links to resource pages that provide information for GPAs, GPCs, and other department administrators:

If you have questions related to your work with international TAs, please contact us at