English as Second Language Endorsement (P-12)

Add an endorsement to your certification

Online 15 credit hours * Less than one year

Repayment after graduation as low as

$66/mo

*if using financial aid

How to Pay
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PRAXIS CASE IS NO LONGER REQUIRED FOR INITIAL CERTIFICATION

Program Highlights & Benefits

100% online cohort

Less than one year

No GRE required for some programs

No weekend classes

For

For experienced certified teachers who wish to add an English as a Second Language endorsement to their certification. These courses may be taken alone to earn the endorsement or may be added to our Teacher Leader degree program for a Rank change.

What You Learn

Candidates learn how to use data-based ESL program decisions, and they learn how to effectively collaborate with other school members including families. They also learn research-based teaching and assessment practices. Most of all, Georgetown College ESL candidates can apply their advocacy skills to be school leaders to increase cultural responsiveness and assure that their school culture is inviting to all students and families and assures that English learners achieve socially and academically.

How You Learn

This is a fully online cohort. Face-to-face class meetings are not required. You will log into the online classroom using our online learning management system to participate in online activities which may include assignments, webinars or chats, materials, discussion threads, assessments and/or group activities done electronically. You will finish one course every 7 and a half weeks.

Career Outcomes

Upon completion of this program and a passing score on the appropriate Praxis exam, students will receive the English as a Second Language endorsement and be qualified to become an ESL Teacher in Kentucky.

Endorsement Requirements

English as a Second Language Endorsement (P-12)

CourseTitleHours
EDU 580ESL Teaching Methods and Techniques3
EDU 581ESL Assessment and Culture3
EDU 583ESL Linguistic Theory and Analysis3
EDU 585ESL Leadership3
EDU 587Communicating with Immigrants3
 Total for Endorsement Only:15
Please Note:

This is only an introduction of the program. Coursework may be taken in a different order.