Course

PK12-ESLSP

Teaching English Language Learners Specialist

This course provides candidates with a comprehensive understanding of the role of the ESL/ELD teacher as a leader within both elementary and secondary school systems.

It is designed to develop the professional skills of teachers who wish to assume leadership responsibilities in ESL/ELD education. Topics include: socio-political concerns, literacy, anti-racist education, co-operative learning, and theoretical perspectives on teaching the skills of English. All candidates plan a workshop as a culminating activity for the course.

Notes

Teachers holding qualifications in technological education are also eligible to take this Three-Session Qualification course.

Prerequisites

Prerequisites for Specialist:

  1. Completion of Part 1 and Part 2:
    A current Ontario College of Teachers' Certificate of Qualification showing successful completion of Part 1 and Part 2 of the three-session qualification.

  2. Certificate of Teaching Experience – 2 Years:
    Evidence of at least two (2) years of successful teaching experience, including one (1) year of experience in the subject in which the qualification is being sought. This experience must be certified by the appropriate Supervisory Officer on the 'OISE Certification of Teaching Experience Form'.

Please Note:

Any exceptions and additional requirements are noted below.

  • We do not have the authority to determine whether or not candidates meet the teaching experience prerequisite for Part 2 and Part 3 AQs. We are responsible only for collecting the Certificate of Teaching Experience once it has been signed by the appropriate authority. Please direct all inquiries regarding teaching experience to your employer.

Recommendations

Successful completion is a final grade of B-

Upon successful completion of the course, a recommendation will be sent to the Ontario College of Teachers.

Status

Available

Delivery

Online

Price

$698

Hours

125.0

Full Course Details

Section Title:

Teaching English Language Learners Specialist

Enrolment Session:

2022 Fall

Type:

Online

Total Hours:

125.0

Dates:

22 Sep 2022 to 01 Dec 2022

Delivery Option:

Online

Course Fee(s):

$698

Section Note(s):

This session will run for 10 weeks. Your learning will take the form of in-depth online discussions as well as group and individual assignments.

Learners will be expected to engage in approximately 12 hours of learning per week for a total of 125 hours:

  • 100 hours online learning (asynchronous, but facilitator-led and paced into modules)
  • 25 hours assignments and independent study

Registration Deadline: September 11, 2022 at 11:59 p.m. EST

Note:

  • Once registered, please visit the Learner Portal to submit your course application and any related documents by the registration deadline (we recommend doing so from a computer for the best user experience)
  • Requests for withdrawal received by the registration deadline will receive a refund. Requests made after this date will require further review. You can find our withdrawal, refund and transfer policy under Resources » OISE CPL Registration Policies

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