This minor satisfies the endorsements for bilingual education and English as a second language. This minor serves the goals and requirements of students wishing to teach in classrooms characterized by cultural and linguistic diversity. The Bilingual Education/TESL minor leads to K-12 endorsements in bilingual education and English Language Learners. Students must demonstrate proficiency in a non-English language in order to meet the bilingual education minor requirements. This is to be demonstrated by passing the foreign language examination assessment required by the State of Washington.
Full admission into the Professional Education Program is required before enrollment in any of the EDBL courses.
EDBL 492 requires that four (4) required program courses be completed before enrollment.
EDBL 312 - Foundations in Bilingual Education
EDBL 318 - Culture and Curriculum
EDBL 430 - Sheltering Instruction for Linguistically Diverse Students
EDBL 433 - Educational Linguistics
EDBL 435 - Bilingual Education in the Content Areas
EDBL 438 - Teaching English as a Second Language
EDBL 439 - Assessment of Linguistically Diverse Students
EDBL 440 - Development of Literacy with Linguistically Diverse Students
EDBL 492 – Practicum (Four EDBL courses must be completed before EDBL 492 admission)
Dr. Janet Finke, Department Chair, has announced that the Special Education Major will continue. "ThCWU’s Global Literacy Development Program Useful To Many Careers
February 28, 2013 ELLENSBURG, Wash. -- Central Washington University's Department of Language, LiteELL Endorsement Program Goes Online!
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