Bilingual/ ESL Endorsement (BESL) provides teachers with a better understanding of key teaching strategies to support multilingual students in their classroom. This endorsement program provides teachers the opportunity to teach in a Bilingual and/or English as a Second Language setting.
Who should apply
Teachers, department heads, principals, and other administrators who are:
- Interested in P-12 bilingual and ESL education
- Interested in obtaining the necessary course work to obtain the State of Illinois endorsement(s) in bilingual and ESL education
- Interested in learning different methods of teaching, learning and assessment in a bilingual environment