Our Bilingual Endorsement trains Ohio educators who hold a standard Ohio teaching certificate or license to work with emergent bilingual students in pre-k to 12th grade.
This multi-age endorsement provides teachers with coursework and field experience focused on:
- bilingual language acquisition,
- bilingual programs and curricula,
- assessment and
Endorsement candidates must specialize and demonstrate proficiency in a language other than English.
Our endorsement programs are designed to have flexibility around your schedule, making earning one a convenient and smooth process.
Start with our useful step-by-step guide to begin your pursuit of this teaching endorsement. The guide will keep you on track to fulfilling all requirements for the endorsement.
ATTN: All Endorsement Applicants - A minimum 50 clock hours of field experiences are required for each additional licensure area beyond the candidate's initial license. This new state requirement applies to all endorsement areas.
EDUTL 5301: Foundations of Bilingual Education
EDUTL 5365: Linguistics for Literacy Education
EDUTL 5370: Language and Literacy Development and Instruction for Bilingual Learners
EDUTL 5302: Assessing Bilingual Learners
EDUTL 5303: Methods and Material in Bilingual/Multicultural Education
EDUTL 5189.33 Field Experience
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Ohio State academic programs are designed to prepare students for licensure or certification in Ohio. If you plan to pursue licensure or certification in a state other than Ohio, please review state educational requirements for licensure and certification at go.osu.edu/disclosures.