Teaching English Language Learners Certificate

This Graduate Certificate in Teaching ELL provides in-service teachers with the cultural and linguistic pedagogy needed to address the ELL needs of North Dakota teachers and will also meet other state requirements. This certificate provides a path for in-service teachers who already possess baccalaureate teaching credentials and may have M.ED.s with the necessary coursework to be credentialed as an ELL instructor. The program also helps meet the increasing demand for graduate credentials for career and salary advancement. A certificate program meets the needs of those seeking professional development, endorsement, or licensure.

Required Courses
EDUC 660Assessment Strategies for ELL2
EDUC 663Methods of Teaching ELL2
EDUC 670Second Language Acquisition2
EDUC 673Foundations of Bilingual Education2
EDUC 693ELL Teaching Practicum2
ENGL 653Language and Culture3
ENGL 673Linguistics for ELL Teachers3
Total Credits16