English Language Learners, Families, Community, and Professionalism

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Online Course

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The deadline to register for English Language Learners, Families, Community, and Professionalism is January 24, 2019.

This course is part of the ESL Certification Program you must be accepted into the program to take this course.

This course is the sixth and final course for obtaining ESL certification.

This course is geared toward equipping ESL teachers with the necessary tools to give ESL students the support they need while they undergo the challenges of transition. Issues that may arise concerning the support of students in the classroom, school and the community will be addressed. Professionalism is regarded as a key domain for second language teacher educators. Not only do ESL teachers need to establish themselves as highly qualified experts in their field, they must serve as sources of knowledge about current language policy. To advocate for the profession and their students, ESL teachers must be able to take full advantage of professional resources and relationships at local, regional, and national levels.

Along with weekly readings in the book and their corresponding tasks and assignments, participants will also complete 10 hours of field based assessments.

Participants must have a working knowledge of computers and Internet use, high speed Internet access, and a working email account for the duration of the course.

Please make sure your email address is correct in your account and your PPID# is provided on this site.

All students must purchase their own textbook.

Required text:Classroom Instruction that Works with English Language Learners, Author: Jane D. Hill and Kathleen M. Flynn Publisher: ASCD ISBN:978-1-4166-0390-0.

Text is not included in the fee.

The IU 1 does not provide the text, you must acquire the text before the course begins.

Instructors: Teresa Huff and JoBeth McKee

Cost: $340.00

Credits/Hours: 3 Continuing Professional Education Credit

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For more information about this event, contact:

Jenny Lent
Director of Curriculum and Instruction
724-938-3241 ext. 268