English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) and Bilingual Education Minor

You’ll be at the foundational edge of teaching culturally and linguistically diverse students when you complete this minor in ESOL/bilingual education as part of your bachelor’s degree. Demand for teachers with ESOL education credentials is high, and prepared students usually are the first to be hired by school districts.

credits are required for the ESOL/bilingual education minor

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of students are assigned multiple advisers devoted to guiding them through their four years at WOU

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of students who apply to WOU are selected for admission

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HIGHLIGHTS OF THE PROGRAM

  • Learn how first and second languages are acquired and developed
  • Find out how to foster an inclusive classroom and understand the influence of culture on students’ learning and achievement
  • Become a pro about policies related to the education of English language learners

Faculty

CARMEN CACEDA

Associate Professor, Education & Leadership
503-838-8409 | cacedac@wou.edu | RWEC 222

MARIA DANTAS-WHITNEY

Professor, Education & Leadership
503-838-8636 | dantasm@wou.edu | RWEC 223

JESSICA DOUGHERTY

NTT Instructor, Education & Leadership
503-838-8929 | doughertyj@wou.edu | RWEC 126

JOSHUA SCHULZE

Assistant Professor, Coordinator ESOL and Bilingual Education, Education & Leadership
503-838-9285 | schulzejm@wou.edu | RWEC 221

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Contact Us

Phone: 503-838-8409

e-mail: cacedac@wou.edu