Teaching English as a
Second Language

$150.00 on the 10th of each month for 4 months

$6,216 NOW $3,600

Location:
Online
Program Date:
March 25, 2019 – July 21, 2019
Schedule:
Online
College:
Sierra Nevada College
4300 E. Sunset Rd., Ste. E1
Henderson, NV 89014
*All fees included. The college normally charges $518 per credit. By enrolling through CTE you save more than $2,616! To secure your seat and discount, click the SIGN UP NOW button to begin your registration process.

First payment: April 10, 2019

Description

Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) NV Endorsement (ONLINE) (12 Graduate Credits)

In order to secure your seat and tuition discount, click SIGN UP NOW to begin your registration process.

• A full tuition payment of $750 per course is required to be paid directly to Sierra Nevada College (SNC) before the first day of each course. SNC requires a non-refundable $50 partial payment upon registration, and a drop request must be received by SNC before the first day of a class to get a refund of the remainder of the course fee.
• CTE is responsible to collect a $600 implementation fee for this program. This fee is included in the program price. Over 4 months, a credit/debit card payment of $150 will be collected on the 10th of every month. The first payment will begin on March 10, 2019. If a student drops before or during the program, the implementation fee will be a pro rata amount of $50 per credit including a $50 drop fee.
*All fees are included in the program cost. The total cost is based on 2 semesters for program completion and will vary depending on program completion.

Questions: Call CTE at 702-697-0006 opt. 5 or Email contactus@ctenow.com


Sierra Nevada College

Sierra Nevada College in Incline Village, Nevada is a four-year private liberal arts college with graduate programs in teaching and leadership in Incline Village, Reno, and Las Vegas/Henderson. Sierra Nevada College was founded in 1969 and is regionally accredited by Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).

Why Sierra Nevada College (SNC) is the right choice for your Professional Growth Plan (PGP)?

• SNC is an approved Institution of Higher Education by the Nevada Department of Education (NV DOE) to be a teacher preparation program provider.

• 1 credit earned at SNC equates to 8 CUs. Thus, a 3-credit course = 24 Contact Units (CUs). A minimum of 225 CUs is needed for column movement.

• Non-approved Institutions of Higher Education earn 5 CUs per 1 semester credit. Therefore, a 3-credit course (non-approved) = 15 CUs

• Completion of this 12-graduate credit Certification = 96 CUs

The online Teaching English as a Second Language (TESL) endorsement meets the licensure requirements in Nevada to receive an endorsement in TESL. This 12 credit, 4 course program helps graduates expand their knowledge for teaching, specifically addressing the needs of English Language Learners.
The endorsement courses are designed for teachers, teacher trainers, and materials/curriculum/policy designers, and allows graduate students to upgrade their knowledge of language, methodology and curriculum design with a focus on the needs of English Language learners. Graduate students will learn to design, implement and evaluate substantial research or development tasks, and adapt planning and teaching approaches to changing contexts and circumstances. Graduate students will graduate with greater professional knowledge and enhanced confidence in their ability to teach.

TESL 561 – Theories of Language Development, Structure and Acquisition
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: March 25 – May 12

This course addresses factors that may influence and affect the academic performance of English language learners. Traditional, as well as current strategies for individual and group assessment will be examined. Assessment of discrete language skills will be considered. Students will have the opportunity for hands-on experiences with various authentic assessment instruments. The course will cover a glossary of terms used in assessment and language instruction for English language learners. This course fulfills part of the Nevada State TESL endorsement requirement and is aligned with the InTASC Standards.
 

TESL 564 – Language Acquisition Theory and English Development Practices
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: March 25 – May 12

This course addresses the history and structure of language focusing on theories of first and second language acquisition, universals and differences in language structure and usage. The course covers a glossary of terms used in language instruction. It fulfills part of the Nevada State TESL endorsement requirement and is aligned with the InTASC Standards.
 

TESL 562 – Developing Curriculum for Non-Native English Speaking Students
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: June 3 – July 21

Frameworks and models for developing curriculum appropriate for English language learners are examined. Learning styles, aspects of culture, previous education systems and other considerations that may affect appropriate instruction and student learning are also examined. The course covers a glossary of terms used in language instruction. This course fulfills part of the Nevada State TESL endorsement requirement and is aligned with the InTASC Standards.
 

TESL 563 – Methods and Materials for Teaching Non-Native English Speaking Students
(3 Graduate Credits/24 CUs)        Course Date: June 3 – July 21

This course addresses instruction for English as a second language development (ESL), and other specially designed academic instructional methods for teaching English language learners, K-12. The course touches on historical methods, theory of language acquisition, best practices models, materials, the integration of standards and the assessment of language and content area skills. This course fulfills part of the Nevada State TESL endorsement requirement and is aligned with the InTASC Standards.
 


Late Payments

If an implementation fee payment is not paid by the monthly due date, a $50 late payment charge will be assessed (No exceptions). Failure to pay your outstanding balance may result in a hold on your academic records and/or your account being referred to an outside collection agency, which will add additional charges.