This 37-credit hour program is designed for candidates seeking certification in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (Pre-K -12). Candidates are expected to demonstrate competency in each of the standards associated with the nationally recognized association of Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages. The M.S.Ed. program assists graduates with a bachelor’s degree in an approved subject area or concentration in completing the requirements for initial certification in New York state and for initially certified teachers who are completing their master’s degree requirement for initial/professional in TESOL. Twelve credits in a language other than English is required for certification.
Candidates who enter the program without current initial teaching certification will need to take prerequisite courses in foundations of education, human learning, development and motivation, and literacy.
|EDU 539||Characteristics of Students with||3|
|EDU 578||Foundations of Bilingual Education &||3|
|EDU 579||Developing Literacy in English Language||3|
|EDU 595||Introduction to Educational Research||3|
|EDU 580||Language and Linguistics in the ESL||3|
|EDU 581||Sociolinguistic Considerations in||3|
|EDU 582||Curric Applications TESOL||3|
|EDU 588||Assessment for ESOL Learn||3|
|EDU 584||Content Methods for ESL||3|
|Select one of the following:||3|
|ESOL Teaching Practicum 1|
|Professional Sem TESOL|
|Comprehensive Portfolio Advisement|
Candidates who do not hold an initial teaching certification must complete 2 practica