Endorsement in TESOL
The endorsement in TESOL enables the recipient to teach English as a second language to students in grades for which the candidate is licensed. It is attached to an existing state of Ohio teaching licensure in a related field. The licensure can be done independently or as part of a graduate program degree. The requirements for the endorsement in TESOL are:
The requirements for endorsement at the graduate level are:
Take all the following - 21 Hrs.
Courses Credit Semester
ENG 6710 Introduction to Linguistics (prerequisite to core courses)
ENG 6730 TESOL Theory and Culture
ENG 6740 TESOL Practices and Materials
ENG 6750 TESOL Grammar
ENG 6760 TESOL Assessment
ENG 6770 ESL in the preK-12 Classroom
ED 6610 TESOL K-12 Practicum
Total 21 Hrs.
*ENG 6710 may be taken in conjunction with fall semester courses.
- The endorsement cannot be used without a valid state of Ohio teaching licensure.
- To qualify for the endorsement a student must have taken a course in the teaching of reading and have successfully completed one year of a foreign language at the college level, or the equivalent.
- In order to be admitted into the program, nonnative speakers of English must obtain a TOEFL score of 250 (600) or for conditional admission 213 (550).
The TESOL portfolio is a comprehensive evaluation of the student's knowledge of TESOL subject matter. Students must submit the portfolio after completing the course sequence.
ETS Praxis Test In TESOL
The Ohio Department of Education requires a passing grade on the ETS Praxis Teaching English as a Second Language Test.
Last updated May 8, 2013