Teaching English Language Learners, Part 3 Specialist

Course Code: TCU20EN31

This is a facilitated online course that includes some mandatory synchronous sessions with real-time group interaction set by the Instructor. Audio and video recordings will be a required element of the learning.

The Teaching English Language Learners Specialist Additional Qualification Course builds on the knowledge and skills you have already acquired in Part 2. You will use an inquiry-based learning model as a framework for developing a comprehensive understanding of the role of the English as a Second Language/English Literacy Development (ESL and ELD) teacher-leader within both elementary and secondary schools and school boards/districts.

This course will consolidate the strategies you have acquired for teaching students from diverse backgrounds and representing a range of abilities, backgrounds, and needs. Focused on equity and inclusion, the course will prepare you as a specialist for specialists for leadership in second-language teaching, one who can provide leadership to your colleagues by reviewing and school-wide ESL/ELD programs; facilitating program implementation; evaluating and placing students; and, developing mastery of wide advocacy skills to support all members of the learning community.

Prerequisites

  • Be a member in good standing with the OCT
  • Part 2 completed
  • Minimum TWO years certified teaching experience by the first day of the course, subsequent to certification including ONE year in English as a Second Language

Documents Required

  • Signed Supervisory Officer's Form by course end date confirming teaching experience
Session Dates
Start Date: Jul 06, 2020
End Date: Jul 31, 2020
Online: July 6 – 31, 2020.

Please note this course includes mandatory synchronous sessions with real-time group interaction set by the Instructor between July 6 - July 17(Monday to Friday). All coursework must be completed by July 31, 2020.

This 125 hour course consists of 100 hours of interactive coursework and 25 hours of independent learning. Regular and relevant candidate participation is a requirement. Expect to be online at least every second day for Fall, Winter and Spring courses; and every weekday during a Summer course to complete assignments and collaborate in discussion forums. All deadlines will be communicated by the Instructor.


Location
Virtual Blended

Instructors
Pileggi, Vince

Price
$685.00