PA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION CERTIFICATION ONLY—PROGRAM SPECIALIST –
ENGLISH AS A SECOND LANGUAGE (ESL K-12)
Developed for those employed as full time teachers, as well as aspiring new teachers, this six course, 18-credit program responds to requirements set by the Pennsylvania Department of Education (Division of Teacher Education Bureau of Teacher Certification and Preparation) requiring that teachers of English as a Second Language (ESL) be certified according to specific competencies set forth in the regulations.
BLS 600 Dynamics of Cross-Cultural Communications
BLS 601 Techniques of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages
BLS 605 Curriculum and Development of Bilingual Programs
BLS 606 Making Language Connections Through Content in ESOL and Bilingual Classrooms
EDC 650 Language Assessment and Special Education of ESL Learners
TSOL 701 Practicum
Program submitted to the Pennsylvania Department of Education. Approval pending.
Greer Richardson, Ph.D.
La Salle University
Graduate Programs in Education
1900 West Olney Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19141 USA
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