TESOL Endorsement for Teachers (Grades PreK-12)

Join Otterbein’s unique, four-course cohort-style program to pursue your PK-12 endorsement in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL). A licensed/certified teacher may add the TESOL endorsement to any valid Ohio teaching license/certificate. Otterbein’s program empowers collaboration with both professors and colleagues, so you get the best possible experience to prepare you for these next steps in your teaching journey.

Program Information


MAE Curriculum and Instruction with a TESOL Strand (can lead to a TESOL Endorsement)

The TESOL Endorsement (12 semester hours) requires a minimum of 50 clock hours of field experience. Up to 20 hours may be documented prior to the field practicum, with approval of the Practicum instructor. Those adding the TESOL Endorsement must take the appropriate content area licensure test.

*NOTE: This endorsement is offered as a cohort program, meaning some courses will be offered intermittently.

Courses
EDUC 6210 3 hrs Linguistics & Language Acquisition
EDUC 6230 3 hrs Strategies for Instruction & Assessment of ELLs
EDUC 6240 3 hrs TESOL in School & Society
EDUC 6250 3 hrs TESOL Teacher Work Sample
EDUC 6260 3 hrs Reading Instruction for Students with Diverse Learning Needs