Several faculty members from the Department of Education presented a session on culturally responsive teaching at the Oregon Leadership Network's Spring Leadership Institute in April 2014.
Our ESOL endorsement program is designed for P-12 licensed educators who are seeking to further develop expertise in language acquisition, cultural considerations, assessment, curriculum development, instruction and program evaluation for English language learners.
It is also available as a license only to candidates with a master's degree and a teaching license. For more information, see instructions with Education Non-degree Application.
Upon completion, you will be prepared to teach at the early childhood and elementary school levels or at the middle and high school levels.
Required Courses - 23 credits
Language & Language Development
Culturally Proficient Instruction - Elementary
or Culturally Proficient Instruction - Secondary
ESOL Methods & Strategies - Elementary
or ESOL Methods & Strategies - Secondary
Culture & Diversity Considerations in Education
Second Language Methodology
Leadership: ESOL Professional in the School & Community
Descriptive Linguistics & Exploration of English Language Form & Function
Literacy Instruction for English Language Learners
Practicum: ESOL Endorsement
Total for the Endorsement: 24 credits
Persons considering applying to the ESOL endorsement program may take 6 credits before admission with the permission of the Department of Education.
>> Download Non-degree Education application (pdf)
- Includes admission requirements and instructions for completing the application