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College of Education and Professional Studies

ELL Endorsement Online

English Language Learner (ELL) Endorsement Online Program

  • Only a summer session and three part-time quarters of study, fully online!

  • Meet new Washington State ELL Endorsement requirements (WA House Bill 1541 (RCW 28A.180.040). 
     

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Program Highlights

Program Overview

Frequently Asked Questions

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Program Highlights 

  • High demand discipline for educators in Washington State, the US and abroad
     
  • English language learners comprise 23% of all K-12 learners in Washington State schools and represent 96 language groups
     
  • Washington State add-on license in English Language Learners
     
  • 100% online, interactive instruction
     
  • Learn to develop curriculum, materials and instruction for English language learners (ELLs) for inclusive and sheltered learning settings in Kindergarten-grade 12
     
  • Focus on highly effective ESL and content-based curricular, instructional and assessment practices that are culturally congruent with diverse speakers of other languages
     
  • Knowledgeable and experienced faculty who focus on engagement, quality learning and positive learning environments
     
  • Integration of authentic materials and technology into every course
     
  • Practical knowledge and instruction development though interactive for experienced educators
     
  • Investigate second language acquisition theory and cultural patterns
     
  • Approved by the Professional Education Standards Board
     
  • Complete coursework in a 12-month period (a WEST-E exam required for endorsement)
     
  • The ELL Endorsement required effective Sept 2019 for all educators teaching ELLs in Washington State to comply with (WA House Bill 1541 (RCW 28A.180.040)

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Program Overview


The ELL endorsement program for certified teachers is comprised of the following courses:

Summer Quarter Offering

• EDBL 514 – Introduction to Linguistic Diversity in Education 3 credits

• EDBL 529 – Methods of Teaching ESL: History, Theories, and Materials 3 credits

Fall Quarter Offering

• EDBL 530 – Sheltering in the Mainstream I: Methods 3 credits

Winter Quarter Offering

• EDBL 518 – Studies and Problems in Educational Linguistics 3 credits

• EDBL 531 – Sheltering in the Mainstream II: Assessment and Resources 3 credits

Spring Quarter Offering

• EDBL 550 – Advanced Literacy Development with Linguistically Diverse Students 3 credits

 

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Advising & Admissions

Contact Dr. Craig Hughes, ELL Endorsement Online Advisor with questions.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)
 



Apply online - Take the next step in your career!


Click on the link below that best indicates your goals:
I want clock hours: Complete the application and email it to CWU Registration
I want an ELL Endorsement and credits toward a degree: Complete the transfer student application as a post bac student
I want an ELL Endorsement only, not a degree: Complete the application and email it to CWU Registration



​We look forward to working with you!

 

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