Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

TESOL Endorsement

Get your TESOL endorsement in one calendar year Online classes

Program Description

Miami's TESOL Endorsement (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) prepares P-12 educators to work effectively with English language learners. Our courses provide real-world understanding and practical strategies to address the linguistic, cultural and academic issues facing English language learners and their teachers in schools.

Features

  • Take a total of four courses and work with students in your own school
  • Online courses
  • Fall & Spring classes meet synchronously online three Saturdays per semester.

Curriculum

The TESOL endorsement is a four-course sequence designed to meet the needs of practicing teachers who work with English Language Learners or who would like to become an ESOL teacher. It prepares PK-12 educators to work effectively with English learners (ELs). Our courses provide real-world understanding and practical strategies to address linguistic, cultural, and academic issues facing ELs and their teachers in schools.

Recommended course sequence:
Summer (1) EDT 612
Fall EDT 618
Spring EDT 614
Summer (2) EDT 616

Course Requirements

Application Process

Students seeking the TESOL endorsement only should apply for Continuing Non-degree status with the Graduate School and should contact Jeannie Ducher to sign up for the endorsement. Practicing teachers who are already enrolled in a Miami master’s program may enroll in the TESOL endorsement by contacting Jeannie Ducher.

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Teachers with TESOL Training are in High Demand

Ohio Schools have seen over 100% increase of English language learners in the past ten years.

For More Information

For questions about admission and the TEAM Scholarship, contact the Teacher Education Department at (513) 529-6443.

For questions about the courses, contact Jeannie Ducher at ducherj@MiamiOH.ed