Teaching candidates who are seeking initial licensure (PK-3, K-5, or 6-8 grades) can also seek an English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement. Learn how you can unlock academic achievement for all students by reducing language barriers.
Adding an English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement provides evidence of your skills and can make you even more marketable as a teacher. You’ll be ready to teach in a wide variety of settings, sharing the content you love and making a difference in the lives of students and their families.
- 8 hours of a foreign language
- FL 4514 - Introduction to Teaching Foreign and Second Languages: Theory and Practice
Praxis II Required: In addition, students seeking the ESL add-on endorsement will have to pass the ESL Praxis II exam and complete a field placement in an ESL/ELL classroom during student teaching.