Bridge Graduate Certificate in bilingual education (online)
Leads to state endorsement in the teaching of bilingual/bicultural education (BBE). Requirements can be completed as part of a graduate program leading to a Master of Education in Teaching and Learning with a major in BBE.
Applications should be submitted at least three weeks prior to the start of the semester.
Applicants for this program must have a valid Michigan teaching license.
For the grade band endorsement, it is a total of 21 credit hours and 33 credit hours for the Masters of Education in Teaching and Learning in BBE. (Note: Grade band refers to the certification level such as K-8, 6-12 or K-12.)
For the K-12 endorsement, it is a total of 24 credit hours and 36 credit hours for the Masters of Education in Teaching and Learning in BBE. Applicants for the M.Ed./BBE program do not have to have a valid Michigan teaching license, but it is strongly recommended.
|LED 6555 Integration of Language and Content in Teaching||3|
|BBE 5500 Introduction to Bilingual/Bicultural Education||3|
|BBE 6560 Teaching Methods in Bilingual/Bicultural Education||3|
|BBE 6850 Applied Linguistics: Issues in Bilingual/ESL Education||3|
|LED 6520 Teaching English as a Second Language/FL||3|
|BBE 6590 Culture as the Basis for Language Teaching||3|
|TED 5900* Post-Certification Clinical Experience||1|
|RLL 6700 Second Language Literacy Development||3|
|LED 6565* Assessment: Language Teaching||3|
*Additional course for K-12 endorsement
The College of Education educator preparation programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP).
Kathleen Crawford-McKinney, Ph.D.
Associate professor and program coordinator
Teacher Education Division
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