ESL Certification Prep Course

The Online ESL 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 will learn to design effective instruction for ELLs. 

The 6-week online course provides comprehensive coverage of the teacher competencies tested on the TExES ESL Supplemental Examination (#154). 
Lesson topics include:
  • language acquisition theories
  • approaches and methods of second language teaching
  • instructional activities that promote English language development
  • assessment of ELLs


  • Tuition-free, high-quality online preparation for certification exams
  • All course materials provided
  • Convenient and flexible – work on courses from the comfort of your home
  • Course gives participants time to internalize concepts of ESL teaching
  • Participants earn 60 hours of professional development upon completion of course
  • Exam fee reimbursed upon course completion and exam passage