AMIDEAST is a leading American nonprofit organization engaged in international education, training, and development activities in the Middle East and North Africa. Each year, AMIDEAST touches the lives of half a million individuals through programs and services that develop English language and professional skills critical for success in the global economy; improve educational opportunities for youth throughout the region; and strengthen local institutions. Moreover, through its new Professional Certificate in English Language Teaching (PCELT), AMIDEAST, in partnership with World Learning/SIT Graduate Institute, offers an internationally recognized teacher training program that is tailored to meet the needs of the region’s English language professionals. PCELT is designed for current or aspiring teachers of all language backgrounds. Founded in 1951, AMIDEAST today operates a network of field offices and training facilities in 12 countries across the MENA region: Egypt, Iraq, Jordan, Kuwait, Lebanon, Morocco, Oman, Palestine, Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, UAE, and Yemen.