Teaching English Language Learners, Part 3 Specialist

Course Code: YU20EN32

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: Aug 04, 2020
End Date: Sep 18, 2020
Online: August 4 - September 20, 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
Online

Instructors
Choules, David G

Price
$685.00