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ESOL Instructor - TESOL CE Certificate


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Program Description


​CCBC’s certificate in TESOL program is open to individuals from any background or academic discipline interested in teaching or supporting instruction for English language learners in a variety of contexts in the US or abroad. The program is designed for adults seeking a career change or meaningful volunteer opportunities, students seeking an introduction to the field of TESOL, or educators or other professionals seeking to work more effectively with non-native speakers of English. The program incorporates best practices from the TESOL International Association’s 2015 Standards for Short Term TESL/TEFL Certificate Programs.

Program Outcomes


Upon successful completion of this Continuing Education Workforce Certificate, students will be able to:

1. apply both theoretical and practical training in the field of TESOL;

2. design and deliver instruction appropriate for English language learners’ needs; and

3. use their skills to pursue the ESOL K-12 Praxis exam credential or a professional opportunity teaching ESL in a K-12 support setting, or in a nonprofit, community or adult education, business, or overseas context.

CCBC Pathway


Education Pathway.  Pathways are designed to help you meet your academic and career goals by aligning related courses and programs.  Pathway students participate in a variety of activities that help explore career opportunities in their field of study.  You can meet with a CCBC advisor who help align — or realign — your educational plan with the Pathway that best supports you and your goals.

Program Credentials


CCBC Credential:
Students will earn a CCBC Continuing Education Workforce Certificate and have access to a Continuing Education academic record (transcript).​

Financial Aid and Payment Options


We offer financial aid by packaging public and private funding options to those who qualify, in select Continuing Education courses and programs. Additional opportunities for financial support include partial payment options through Nelnet Business Solutions and tuition waivers for those who qualify. Resources outside of CCBC may also be available through employer/sponsor paid tuition,  the Department of Rehabilitation Services (DORS), and your local office of workforce development.

Length of Training


12 months

Program Requirements


​A high school diploma and strong English language skills are required to apply for this program, but please note that many English teaching opportunities in the US require a bachelor’s degree. This program is not designed to provide credentialing for K-12 or for teaching ESL for college credit

Application Process


To apply, go to www.ccbcmd.edu/apply and complete the CCBC Continuing Education Workforce Certificate program application.  An email will then be sent with program information and any additional requirements necessary to apply for the program.

Open Entry – No screening or documentation required.

Prior Learning Assessment


This program has no options for obtaining course waiver(s) for prior learning.

Program Course Sequence


Course Number

Course Title

Course Hours

Textbook Information

(approximate cost; subject to change)

Costs

T=Tuition/F=Fees

ADS184

Foundations of TESOL

20

N/A

$195
T-$59/F-$136

ADS186 TESOL Practicum IA 6 N/A ​​$58
T-$15/F-$43

ADS189

TESOL Methods: Principles in Practice 

20

N/A

$195
T-$59/F-$136

ADS191 TESOL Practicum IB 6 N/A ​​$58
T-$15/F-$43

ADS185

TESOL Methods: Classroom & Curriculum

40

N/A

$325
T-$98/F-$227

ADS192 TESOL Practicum IC 6 N/A ​​$58
T-$15/F-$43

ADS188

English Grammar Pedagogy

20

N/A

$195
T-$59/F-$136

ADS187 TESOL Practicum II 12 N/A

$98

T-$28/F-$70

Course Series Totals:

 

130

 

$1,182
T-$350/F-$832

​All credit and CE students must successfully complete ADS 188 English Grammar Pedagogy for the certificate. 

Additional Information


Course Substitutions:
Credit course EDTR268 for ADS184, ADS186, ADS189, and ADS191.  

Credit course EDTR269 for ADS 185 and ADS192.

Career Opportunities:
The program is designed for adults seeking a career change or meaningful volunteer opportunities, students seeking an introduction to the field of TESOL, or educators or other professionals seeking to work more effectively with non-native speakers of English. Please note that many English teaching opportunities in the US require a bachelor’s degree. This program is not designed to provide credentialing for K-12 or for teaching ESL for college credit.

Career Coach


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Program Contact Information


Director: Michelle McCallum | mmccallum@ccbcmd.edu | 443-840-1925 | Essex | BESS 117

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