Program Highlights & Benefits
100% online cohort
20 month completion time, including holiday breaks
No GRE required for some programs
No weekend classes
For experienced teachers who hold a teaching certificate and who wish to earn a first Master’s degree in education (Rank II) and English as a Second Language endorsement. Experienced teachers who hold a teaching certificate and a first Master’s degree in education may also choose to complete this program to earn a second Master’s degree and Rank I.
What You Learn
The basic tenet of the Master’s Teacher Leader MA with English as a Second Language endorsement is to train and prepare candidates to provide leadership to their schools, educators, and administrators. 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 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. Following this schedule, you will complete the program in approximately 20 months.
Upon completion of this program students will have earned a Teacher Leader Master of Arts in Education degree. A passing score on the appropriate Praxis exam will be required to receive the English as a Second Language endorsement.
|EDU 580||ESL Teaching Methods and Techniques||3|
|EDU 581||ESL Assessment and Culture||3|
|EDU 583||ESL Linguistic Theory and Analysis||3|
|EDU 585||ESL Leadership||3|
|EDU 587||Communicating with Immigrants||3|
|EDU 527||Advanced Applications of Technology for Teacher Leader||3|
|EDU 626||Developing Teacher Leadership through Research/Implementation of Capstone Research Project||6|
|EDU 510||Foundations: Becoming a Teacher Leader||3|
|EDU 529||Teaching in a Diverse Society: Deepening Skills for Teacher Leaders||3|
|Total Credit Hours:||30|
This is only an introduction of the program. Coursework may be taken in a different order.