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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.

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DateCourse TitleCollegeFormat
May 16 - June 9, 2022CI 481 - Foundations and Current Issues in Educating English Language LearnersCollege of EducationOnline Asynchronous
May 16- June 19, 2022CI 482 – Assessment and Instruction: A Multilingual/Multicultural PerspectiveCollege of EducationOnline Asynchronous
June 13 - August 3, 2022CI 464 – Bilingualism and Literacy in a Second LanguageCollege of EducationOnline Asynchronous
June 13 - August 3, 2022CI 540 - Linguistics for TeachersCollege of EducationOnline Asynchronous
August 22 - December 2, 2022CI 472 - Language Proficiency Assessment and ESL InstructionCollege of EducationOn campus
August 22 - December 2, 2022CI 481 - Foundations and Current Issues in Educating English Language LearnersCollege of EducationOnline Asynchronous
August 22 - December 2, 2022CI 482 – Assessment and Instruction: A Multilingual/Multicultural PerspectiveCollege of EducationOn campus
August 22 - December 2, 2022CI 540 - Linguistics for TeachersCollege of EducationOnline Asynchronous
January 9 - April 28, 2023CI 464 – Bilingualism and Literacy in a Second LanguageCollege of EducationTBD
January 9 - April 28, 2023CI 472 - Language Proficiency Assessment and ESL InstructionCollege of EducationTBD
January 9 - April 28, 2023CI 481 - Foundations and Current Issues in Educating English Language LearnersCollege of EducationTBD
January 9 - April 28, 2023CI 482 – Assessment and Instruction: A Multilingual/Multicultural PerspectiveCollege of EducationTBD