Licensed teachers with bachelor’s degrees who are interested in ELL or ESL instruction.
Community college teachers who work in ELL or ESL settings.
District instructional personnel and curricula leaders.
"Emergency credentialed" ELL or ESL teachers who need the endorsements to be considered highly qualified.
Individuals who can typically spend 15 or more hours per week on their studies.
IMPORTANT: This program is not for those who want to learn to speak and write the English language. This program is also not for those interested in becoming English teachers or teaching English in a foreign country. The program can lead to an endorsement in ELL or ESL, but only in those states that have such endorsements. If your state offers an ELL endorsement and you wish to pursue that endorsement, you will need to complete your practicum at the K-12 level that aligns with your state endorsement requirements and the WGU ELL PreK-12 program. Students who complete their practicum in any other setting other than a K-12…