|EDUU 570||Voice, Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice||
|EDUU 526||Theories in Language Structure and Acquisition||
|EDUU 527||English Language and Literacy Development||
|EDUU 528||Content-Based Instruction and Assessment for Linguistic Minority Students: SDAIE||
CTEL Authorization/CLAD Certification
CTEL & CLAD Program Overview
The CTEL Authorization / CLAD Certification is a four-course, fully online program addressing the belief that teaching English learners requires an understanding of first and second language acquisition theories in order to provide a successful education environment. Students are required to apply for graduate admission and provide a copy of their teaching credential before beginning this program.
As a student, you will:
- Design curriculum to assist students with developing their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English.
- Understand how culture impacts learning; appropriate bilingual methodology; and the need to use appropriate content area instruction through Specially-Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE).
- Learn the thematic multilingual pedagogy founded upon the need for students to be social and communicative in their learning.
- Study the current approaches and strategies appropriate for content area instruction through specially-designed instruction delivered in English.
Who Should Enroll
- Any K-12 teachers that have not cleared their CTEL authorization
- LiveText - $120 (nonrefundable)
- Portfolio Review - $150
8-week course4 courses total
$525 per course$2,100 full program (other fees may apply)
Ways to Learn
3 credits per course12 academic credits total
Applicants must complete and submit the Brandman University application and be enrolled into the California Teacher of English Learners (CTEL) program.
- Questions regarding the eligibility of specific credentials should be directed to the Teacher Accreditation Department at 949-341-9899. Questions regarding schedules, program requirements, and registration should be directed to the firstname.lastname@example.org or by calling 800-632-0094. Eligible candidates are those with an appropriate valid CTC designated credential.
Students must begin the CTEL program with either EDUU 526 or EDUU 570, depending on the schedule of offerings. Once either EDUU 526 or EDUU 570 have been passed, students may proceed freely within the program.
Students must receive a grade of B- or higher to progress to subsequent course and maintain an overall 3.0 GPA.
Questions regarding the eligibility of specific credentials should be directed to the Teacher Accreditation Department at 949-341-9899. Questions regarding schedules, program requirements, and registration should be directed to Brandman's School of Extended Education at 800-632-0094.