Study TESOL in Vermont at Saint Michael's

MATESOL + PK-12 Endorsement for Licensed Teachers

teacher with classLicensed Vermont school teachers may take the state-approved PK-12 ELL Endorsement Program as part of their MATESOL program (36 credits). Coursework involves a 60-hour practicum with English learners in local schools.

Students also must complete a MATESOL Capstone Paper before graduation and pass the state-mandated Praxis II examination to be recommended for the Vermont ELL Endorsement.

*Recommended Course Sequence 2013 (36 credits)

Based on a 4-semester completion plan, starting Fall semester. All courses are 3 credits.

Fall 1 (9 credits)

  • GSL 506 Master's Seminar
  • GSL 542 Theory and Method in Language Teaching
  • GSL 546 PK-12 Literacy for ESOL (+ practicum)

Spring (9 credits)

  • GSL 612 Bilingualism and Multicultural Education
  • GSL 655 Language Learning and Assessment for Children
  • GSL 689 Special Seminar in TESOL (elective)

Summer (9 credits)

  • GSL 500 Foundations of Linguistics
  • GSL 502 English Grammar (+ practicum)
  • GSL 543 Teaching of Oral Skills in ESOL

Fall 2 (9 credits)

  • GSL 547 ESOL in the Content Areas (+ practicum)
  • GSL 689 Special Seminar in TESOL (elective)
  • GSL 689 Special Seminar in TESOL (elective)
  • Capstone Paper

*NOTE: If you do not follow this recommended sequence we cannot guarantee that a course you need will be offered when you want it. Independent study for these courses is not an option.

 

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