ESL Program Specialist Certificate, Summer Session

Complete the ESL Certificate program ONLINE this summer!

Earn the ESL (English as a Second Language) Program Specialist Certificate in ONE SUMMER ONLINE—Or begin this summer with accelerated coursework and finish during the academic year. Add a relevant, important and marketable certificate (recognized by the PA Department of Education) so that you can meet the needs of our increasingly multilingual student body. The PA Program Specialist Certificate is an add-on certificate that requires Instructional 1 certification in another area.

Whether taken as an add-on certificate or embedded in a Masters in Literacy Studies or a Modular Masters, the ESL Program Specialist Certificate is designed with your needs and the needs of ELL students in mind. Each course includes a field component that helps you gain expertise in the academic, linguistic, social, cultural, and curricular elements of successful teaching and learning for English Language Learners.

Summer 2021 Schedule

ESL Multilingual/Multicultural Literacies (ED622.OP1)
Dates: May 24  June 30     ONLINE VIRTUAL CLASS MEETINGS: Saturdays: 6/5, 6/12, 6/19, and 6/26. 9 a.m. - noon  
Summer Session: 02
Credits: 3
Format: Students will be required to be online for class meetings during the designated days and times

ESL Multilingual/Multicultural Assessment (ED623.OP1)
Dates: July 6  August 11   ONLINE VIRTUAL CLASS MEETINGS Thursdays, 4:30 7:00 p.m.
Summer Session: 03
Credits: 3
Format: Students will be required to be online for class meetings during the designated days and times

ESL Understanding Language Learning (ED624.OP1)
Dates: May 24  June 30  ONLINE VIRTUAL CLASS MEETINGS: Thursdays, 6:00 8:30 p.m.
Summer Session: 02
Credits: 3
Format: Students will be required to be online for class meetings during the designated days and times

ESL Language, Diversity and Schooling (ED625.OP1)
Dates: July 6  Aug. 11  ONLINE VIRTUAL CLASS MEETINGS: Tuesdays, 4:30  7:00 p.m.
Summer Session: 03
Credits: 3
Format: Students will be required to be online for class meetings during the designated days and times

ESL Theory and Practice of TESOL (ED629.OP1)
Dates: Aug. 2 – Aug. 20 ONLINE VIRTUAL CLASS MEETINGS: Saturdays:  8/7, 8/14 and 8/21 10 a.m.  1:00 p.m. 
Summer Session: 04
Credits: 3
Format: Students will be required to be online for class meetings during the designated days and times