English Language Learners (ELL) Endorsement
English Language Learners (ELL)
Minimum expectations for this endorsement are 20 credits from courses that cover the ELL endorsement competencies found on the Washington Professional Educator Standards Board endorsements page. Coursework must cover major concepts, theories and research from applied linguistics, second language acquisition, and literacy development. Other required components include national and state standards, structure of the English language, BICS and CALP, impact of cultural influences, planning practices, and issues, principles, instruments and methods of assessment. Please review planned coursework at Evergreen or taken elsewhere with certification officer Maggie Foran.