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This program provides an “add-on” certification to teach English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) grades P-12 in Georgia public schools. The endorsement program is only valid for educators who have or will hold a teaching certification in another subject area (e.g., elementary education, mathematics, Spanish), a speech and language pathology professional certificate, or a Georgia school counseling credential. The program consists of three courses offered at both the undergraduate and graduate levels. At present, most of these courses are typically taught through an online format.
Candidates need to commit at least two semesters to complete ESOL endorsement program. They should take Language and Culture and/or First and Second Language Acquisition to develop their understanding in the field of second language education. During the K-12 ESOL method to practice what candidates have learned from those two courses in field experience.
Faculty members are multilingual/multicultural language educators and learners. In their courses, they draw on their diverse experiences in a variety of educational settings and publish in the top peer-reviewed journals in the field of second language research. As a result, our curriculum exposes TESOL endorsement candidates to a variety of advanced educational theories, teaching approaches, and relevant theories.
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