Teaching English as an Additional Language Professional
PROGRAM AT A GLANCE
The Teaching English as an Additional Language Professional certificate is a flexible credit program that prepares graduates to be effective instructors of adult English language learners and certified K-12 teachers to better address the diverse language and cultural needs of their English language learners.
Students will develop a clear understanding of how curriculum, methodology, teaching materials, and assessment can be designed, selected, and effectively implemented into classrooms with English language learners. Through active engagement with second language acquisition theory, the essential skills framework, language proficiency benchmarks, and current research, students will develop the knowledge, skills, and practical experience to confidently teach within a variety of English language teaching and learning contexts.
This program includes 50 hours of field experience.