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Dual Language/Bilingual Education Certificate

Designed for:

Teachers and other education professionals to develop expertise in dual language/bilingual instruction.

To start, you need:

  • A bachelor’s degree
  • A valid teaching license (preferred)

Get the details on admission requirements, processes, and timelines

Finishing will take:

  • 1 year or less
  • 15 credits

Begin your Dual Language/Bilingual Education Certificate program:

Next term

Where you will take classes:

  • On campus-All classes meet once per week from 5-7:50 pm
  • Online-Hybrid

Where this certificate can take you:

What you will learn:

This certificate prepares teachers and other education professionals to develop students’ competencies in bilingualism, biliteracy, and multiculturalism. Builds expertise for effective instruction, leadership, and advocacy in dual language and bilingual settings.

Learning outcomes:

  • Prepare teachers and other education professionals to apply theories of first and second language acquisition to their practice, and to use theoretical principles related to the role of culture and identity to foster an inclusive learning environment in dual language and bilingual settings.
  • Prepare teachers and other education professionals to use evidence-based practices and strategies related to planning/developing/designing, implementing, and managing/assessing instruction in dual language and bilingual settings.
  • Prepare teachers and other education professionals to act as a resource and advocate for multilingualism, and to collaborate with students, their families, and the community in order to meet the needs of multilingual students.

 

CONTACT US

Like you, the people behind the Dual Language/Bilingual Education Program are committed educators. We have experience in ESOL/bilingual & dual language education and look forward to helping you further your experience and leadership training here at WOU. Ask us questions-about the process, about the field, or about your career. We look forward to your contributions to the field of dual language/bilingual education.

Ready to get to know us better? Request more information or start the application process.

 

NOT FINDING WHAT YOU NEED?

If you haven’t found the information you need or are still not sure where to direct your question, contact Zig Derochowski - College of Education, Graduate Programs Advisor, derochowskiz@wou.edu or 503-838-9269