Certified Instructors

Certified Instructors

  • Are authorized to identify grades 2–12 course offerings making use of the Institute for Excellence in Writing's Structure and Style methodology with the Institute for Excellence in Writing® or IEW® trademarks
  • Have completed all the requirements for a Registered Instructor, including application, assignments, and the fee
  • Have demonstrated experience and proficiency in leading students through the nine units of Teaching Writing: Structure and Style using stylistic techniques by completing and submitting required documentation itemized here.


  • Are entitled to use specially designed logos with the IEW Registered Trademark, exclusively designed for use by Certified Instructors for promoting their classes and validating their relationship with IEW
  • Gain promotional support, such as Certified Instructor’s contact and course offerings information posted on IEW website (optional)
  • Receive discounted tuition fees for teacher- and parent-training events hosted by IEW
  • IEW website access upgraded to receive a 10 percent discount on all products purchased via IEW website


  • Every two years by paying the renewal fee of $100
  • Submits required documentation itemized here.
  • Shows evidence of continuing education in IEW methods (within last two years)
  • Renew here.

To apply for Certified Instructor accreditation, fill out the form below, submit the necessary documentation, and pay the $100 Certified Level fee.

For questions about our Accreditation Program, please email accreditation@IEW.com or call 800.856.5815.


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Become a Certified Instructor

IEW reserves the right to edit your bio.
(i.e., 2–12)
(will hide street address, phone, and email from public listing)
Please scan and then compress all assignments into one .ZIP file for upload. If you have trouble creating a .ZIP file or with the upload, please send all PDFs to accreditation@IEW.com after submitting this online application.
Please scan and then compress all assignments into one .ZIP file for upload.
Note: You must have completed all the requirements for becoming a Registered Instructor before applying for accreditation at the Certified Level.