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TESOL Endorsement

Our endorsement programs are designed to have flexibility around your schedule, making earning one a convenient and smooth process.

The graduate-level coursework for the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement is designed to train Ohio educators who hold a standard Ohio teaching certificate or license to teach English language learners. This multi-age endorsement provides teachers with coursework – as well as a field experience – focused on language acquisition, culture, instruction, assessment and advocacy related to English language learners in pre-K to 12th grade.

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 of fifty (50) clock hours of field experiences Microsoft Office document icon(Endorsement Field Requirement Form) is required for each additional licensure area beyond the candidate's initial license. This new state requirement applies to all endorsement areas. Get additional information about endorsement requirements.


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Contact the T&L Academic Services office with questions at 614-292-2332 .