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Graduate Education
1000 Hempstead Avenue
Kellenberg Hall, K-326
Rockville Centre, New York 11571-5002 516.323.3115

Teacher of English to Speakers of Other Languages (grades PK-12 TESOL)

TESOL (PK-12) - Initial TESOL Certification - M.S.     (33 Credits)

New York State Registered Program Code: 27069 (Initial Childhood)

New York State registered program code: 27070 (Initial Adolescent)

HEGIS Code: 0899.00 {education, other}

Certification with NY State for Initial Certification in TESOL.

Prerequisites for this program: 12 credits or equivalent in study of a foreign language and initial certification in childhood or adolescent education.

teacher of english to speakers of other languages (grades PK-12) tesol

Course # Course Name

EDU 500F Apprentice Summer Field Experience in TESOL in Inclusive Classrooms (20 hrs, 20 hrs.) 0
EDU 513 Meeting the Needs of Culturally Diverse Students in Inclusive Classrooms in Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12 3
EDU 521 Technology for Inclusive Classroom Teachers Birth-2, Childhood 1-6, Adolescence 7-12 3


EDU 522*

Advanced Design Technology for Inclusive Classroom Teachers


EDU 537

Diverse Abilities and Needs of Students in Inclusive Classrooms Birth-Grade 2, Childhood 1-6 and Adolescence 7-12


EDU 540

Introduction to Linguistics for TESOL Professionals


EDU 541

Second Language Acquisition and TESOL: Theory and Practice

EDU 542 Structure and Application of  American English 3
EDU 543 Interdisciplinary Teaching Methods and English Language Arts for PK-12 English Language Learners 3
EDU 544 PK-12 TESOL Teaching Practices and Assessment in the Content Areas 3
EDU 546 TESOL- Summer Practicum (20 days)
EDU 547D Developing Action Research for Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) 3
EDU 549D Teacher as Researcher in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) 3
EDU 548 TESOL Student Teaching Seminar (Grades PK-6, 7-12) 0
ED 550F Pre-Professional Summer TESOL Experiences in Inclusive Classroom 0

*Designed for candidates who have classroom teaching experience and are knowledgeable in technology.

Prerequisite to student teaching: 50 hours of field experience in a TESOL setting.

Teacher candidates who are not native speakers of English and who wish to TESOL certification must attain a minimum grade of 600 on the TOEFL beginning this program.