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ESOL Program & Endorsement

English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

The Division of Education and Leadership offers endorsements in ESOL and Bilingual ESOL.  The program leads to an endorsement for an Oregon teaching license and can be completed in three ways: by itself, or in conjunction with an undergraduate or graduate program.

Advising Packets:

Undergraduate Advising Packet, Program Plan and Contract

Graduate Advising Packet, Program Plan and Contract

 

Important links
Announcements about testing

Candidates for the ESOL endorsement are required to pass the NES ESOL exam. Further information about the test can be found on the ESOL test registration page. A free online test preparation course is available via http://research.wou.edu/ORELA/Workshops. To register, login to Moodle using the WOU Portal and your PawPrint username and password. Select the “All Courses” link and search for ESOL NES.

 

Please visit the ESOL/Bilingual Program and Endorsement Page for more details about the ESOL/Bilingual pathways, and how WOU can help you succeed.

 

New Program!

Western Oregon University and the College of Education are excited to announce the new Bilingual Teacher Scholars Program.  The BTS Program provides a combination of scholarship and tuition assistance up to $6,000 annually and is renewable for up to five years.  Recipients must maintain a strong GPA and progress toward graduation to remain eligible for participation.  Please visit the BTS page for more information on how High School Seniors in Oregon and Chemeketa Community College students can qualify for this one of a kind opportunity.

 

ESOL Only Program Advisors
Students with surname A-F Students with surname G-M Students with surname N-T Students with surnames U-Z
Dr. Joshua Schulze
503-838-8636
schulzejm@wou.edu
RWEC 221
Dr. Carmen Caceda
503-838-8409
cacedac@wou.edu
RWEC 222
Ms.Jessica Dougherty
503-838-8929
doughertyj@wou.edu
RWEC 126
Ms.Teresa Tolento
503-838-9287
tolentot@wou.edu
RWEC 261
All ESOL Bilingual & Bilingual Teacher Scholars Students
Dr. Carmen Caceda
503-838-8409
cacedac@wou.edu
Education Room 163