Bilingual Certification Prep Course

The Online Bilingual Certification Prep Course, offered by the Bilingual Education Program at Texas A&M University, can help you develop knowledge and skills for teaching English language learners (ELLs). Educators who participate in this continuing education course will increase their knowledge base for teaching ELLs and learn to design effective instruction for ELLs.

The online course provides comprehensive coverage of the teacher competencies tested on the TExES Bilingual Supplemental Examination (#164). Lesson topics include:

  • language acquisition theories
  • approaches and methods of second language teaching
  • instructional activities that promote English language development
  • assessment of ELLs

Advantages

  • Instruction delivered online - no travel to Texas A&M University required
  • Cohort-based
  • Convenient and flexible
  • Course gives participants time to internalize concepts of bilingual teaching
  • Participants earn 150 hours of professional development upon completion of course
  • Scholarships available for certified Texas teachers