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Childhood Education Integration of Bilingual Extension: Grades 1-6 (39-48 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) exams is required.

42 credits for students with Initial or Provisional Certification in Pre-K-Grade 6 or Childhood Education.

48 credits for students without prior teacher certification.

(1) Successful application to the Student Teaching Coordinator. (2) Complete at least 12 credits in Competency Area II.

Student Teaching and Seminar (6 credits): EDE 795 (4) and EDE 783 (2).

OR: Student Internship and Seminar (6 credits): EDE 783 (3), EDE 784 (3).

This requirement does not apply to students, with Initial or Provisional Certification.

(1) Successfully complete student teaching or internship. (2) Submit an academic portfolio for each course of the first 36 credits, with evidence of achieved outcomes. (3) Apply for Initial or Professional Certification.

  • COMPETENCY AREA III: Professional Practice in Childhood Education (3 credits): EDE 756 (3).

Last modified: 8/4/2015