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Early Childhood Education: Integration of Bilingual Extension, Birth-Grade 2 (45-48 credits)

The Bilingual Extension of the Initial or Professional Certificate enables one to teach bilingual students. The requirements for the Initial or Professional Certificates must be fulfilled before a Bilingual Extension can be issued. In addition, the Bilingual Education Assessment (BEA) exam is required.

Fulfill requirements for continuation: (1) Complete first 6 credits with a 3.0 GPA (2) Submit academic portfolio for each course of the first 6-12 credits.

Fulfill requirements for entry into student teaching: (1) Successful application to Student Teaching Coordinator. (2) Complete at least 15 credits in Competency Area II.

Student Teaching and Seminar (6 credits): EDC 795 (3) and EDC 781 (3) (supervised student teaching Bilingual Extension) or EDC 790 (3) (supervised student teaching).

Student Teaching Internship and Seminar: EDC 795 (3), EDC 784 (3), EDC 745 (1), EDC 746 (1), EDC 748 (2), EDC 749 (2) OR EDC 747 (2), EDC 748 (2), EDC 749 (2) OR EDC 758 (3), EDC 759 (3).

Fulfill requirements for continuation: (1) Successfully complete student teaching. (2) Submit an academic portfolio for each course of the first 45 credits, with evidence of achieved outcomes. (3) Apply for Initial or Professional Certification.

  • COMPETENCY AREA III: Professional Practice in Early Childhood Education (3-6 credits): EDC 756 (3), *EDC 757 (3).

*Only for certified students

Last modified: 11/20/2014