This bilingual added authorization is open to all teachers who hold a preliminary or clear California credential for multiple or single subject teaching and are interested in adding the bilingual authorization.
The program is currently offered for Spanish/English and is taught online
California has a historic need for bilingual teachers to meet the needs of students, families and communities as well as meet global competencies. With the passage of California Proposition 58, more dual language schools have opened and there is an even deeper need for teachers with bilingual authorizations and dual language expertise. Under this program, teachers with existing 2042 credentials* and bilingual competence can take a series of four courses to develop their expertise in dual language programming, legal obligations, theories, curriculum. and pedagogy. Upon satisfactory completion, teachers are eligible to apply to CTC to add a bilingual authorization to their existing credential.
Required Courses (13 units):
All course are taught online
DLE 415 Biliteracy Foundations for Teaching and Learning in Diverse Communities (4)
DLE 515 Multilingual Education: Theory and Practice for Biliteracy Teachers (3)
DLE 532 Biliteracy Teaching in Language Arts for Elementary Students (3)
DLE 653 Language Development in K-12 Multilingual Classrooms (3)
For more information please contact SDSU's Department of Dual Language and English Language Learner Education (619) 594-5155
Oral, written, and communicative competencies in Spanish through practical experiences and study of socio-political and socio-cultural contexts impacting bilingual learners in culturally and linguistically diverse communities.
Maximum credit eight units
Pedagogical and programmatic practices for addressing linguistic and academic needs of multilingual learners. Historical and theoretical foundations of bilingual education as related to bilingual and dual language programs to include instruction, curriculum, and assessment.
Taught in Spanish and English.
(Formerly numbered Policy Studies in Language and Cross-Cultural Education 515.)
Assessing language proficiency; selecting, designing, and eval-uating learning experiences to develop biliteracy in K-6 classrooms in English language arts and Spanish, Arabic, or Mandarin. Taught bilingually in language of emphasis and English.