Schools need more certified ESL teachers
We provide experienced ESL eAdvisers (teachers with experience working with ELL's) with the tools and content to certify colleages and teachers enrolled in the ESL Certification Program.
WE PROVIDE THE ESL CERTIFICATION COURSE CONTENT:
There are six courses in ESL Program Specialist Certification. All courses are developed to National Standards and can be used towards Level II Teaching Certification and graduate credits to certify teachers to teach in a classroom with English Language Learners (ELL)
Developing Cultural Awareness & Sensitivity | learn more
Language Acquisition | learn more
Literacy Acquisition | learn more
Observing and Planning Instruction to ELL Students | learn more
Implementing and Managing Instruction to ELL Students | learn more
Assessing ESL Students | learn more
Teachers have the flexibility to fast track the program in six-to-eight months. Teachers have up to three years to complete the ESL Specialist Certification Program.
No Child Left behind mandates that every classroom has to have a certified ESL teacher. Doesn't every classroom with English Language Learners (ELL) deserve a certified ESL teacher.
Qualifications to become an ESL eAdviser: All teachers teaching in a classroom with English Language Learners
ABOUT GLOBAL CLASSROOM: *Official provider of ESL certifications. The largest provider in Pennsylvania of ESL Program Specialist Certification approved by PDE as a certification and for 18 graduate-level credits.
FEDERAL LAW: Federal law defines a "limited English proficient" student as a student:
- who is aged 3 through 21;
- who is enrolled or preparing to enroll in an elementary school or secondary school;
- who was not born in the United States or whose native language is a language other than English;
- who is a Native American or Alaska Native, or a native resident of the outlying areas; and
- who comes from an environment where a language other than English has had a significant impact on the individual's level of English language proficiency; or
- who is migratory, whose native language is a language other than English, and who comes from an environment where a language other than English is dominant; and
- whose difficulties in speaking, reading, writing, or understanding the English language may be sufficient to deny the individual —
- the ability to meet the State's proficient level of achievement on State assessments;
- the ability to successfully achieve in classrooms where the language of instruction is English; or
- the opportunity to participate fully in society.
Experienced and certified teachers working with English Language Learners (ELL) are supporting new teachers getting their certification in ESL for diversified classrooms.
Learn how to qualify to become an ESL eAdviser:
Request to be an ESL eAdviser for your State, education service agency (BOCES, Intermediary Units) or school district.