Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement/Approval

The Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement program offers teachers with a standard Illinois teaching certificate the opportunity to earn an English as a Second Language Endorsement and, if they pass the state language proficiency test, a Bilingual Approval.

Visit the College of Education’s Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement Web page for more detailed information about the program.

Courses

DateCourse TitleCollegeFormat
May 17 - June 11, 2021CI 481 - Foundations and Current Issues in Educating English Language LearnersCollege of EducationOnline
May 17 - June 11, 2021CI 482 – Assessment and Instruction: A Multilingual/Multicultural PerspectiveCollege of EducationOnline
June 14 - July 23, 2021CI 464 – Bilingualism and Literacy in a Second LanguageCollege of EducationOnline
June 14 - July 23, 2021CI 540 - Linguistics for TeachersCollege of EducationOnline
August 23 - December 3, 2021CI 472 - Language Proficiency Assessment and ESL InstructionCollege of EducationOnline
August 23 - December 3, 2021CI 481 - Foundations and Current Issues in Educating English Language LearnersCollege of EducationHybrid
August 23 - December 3, 2021CI 482 – Assessment and Instruction: A Multilingual/Multicultural PerspectiveCollege of EducationOnline
August 23 - December 3, 2021CI 540 - Linguistics for TeachersCollege of EducationOnline
January 10 - April 29, 2022CI 464 – Bilingualism and Literacy in a Second LanguageCollege of EducationOnline
January 10 - April 29, 2022CI 472 - Language Proficiency Assessment and ESL InstructionCollege of EducationOnline
January 10 - April 29, 2022CI 481 - Foundations and Current Issues in Educating English Language LearnersCollege of EducationHybrid
January 10 - April 29, 2022CI 482 – Assessment and Instruction: A Multilingual/Multicultural PerspectiveCollege of EducationOnline