Bilingual Authorization Program

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Designed for credentialed Los Angeles area teachers with an interest in adding Bilingual Authorization approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) to their skill set, this accelerated three course program qualifies students for authorization in one of the following Cal State LA approved languages: Spanish, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese, and Tagalog.

Non-credentialed students can also enroll in the program and gain insight into working and teaching in bilingual/multicultural settings including immersion and bilingual education classes.

Upon completion of the program, students will be prepared to develop, implement, and adapt curriculum and instructional strategies bilingual, dual language, and cross-cultural settings.

Who Should Enroll?

This program is ideal for credentialed Los Angeles area teachers with an interest in adding Bilingual Authorization approved by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) to their skill set.

Tuition & Fees

Cost Per Unit Total Program Cost
$285 $1,995

Cost does not include CSET examination fees nor Bilingual Authorization CTC self-recommendation costs/fees.

Complete payment for the courses can be made in installments (between 2 and 3 payments). Installment payments begin October 15, 2017 and must be completed by January 18, 2018.

Schedule

Mondays: January 22 – May 12, 2018
4 to 9:30 p.m.

Location

Camino Nuevo Charter Academy Burlington Campus*
697 S. Burlington Avenue
Los Angeles, CA 90057

Free onsite parking will be provided.

* Program location is tentative and may be subject to change.

Admissions

Prospective students should hold a clear, preliminary, or intern teaching credential; World Languages CSET Subtest III (Spanish, Korean, Mandarin, Cantonese; Subtest II if Filipino). Language Requirement must be completed for admission or prior to self-recommendation to the CTC.

Program Requirements

Students complete 7 units of coursework that include the following courses:

  • EDCI 5560: Inquiry into Methods of Teaching Academic Literacy in the Target Language (3 units)
  • EDCI 5570: Research and Pedagogy for the Bilingual Learner: Exploring Cultural Impact (3 units)
  • EDCI 5580: Reflection, Synthesis, and Assessment: Bilingual Authorization Portfolio (1 Unit).  This is an online course.

To Enroll

To enroll in the Bilingual Authorization Program, you must first reserve a seat through The College of Professional and Global Education (PaGE) Online Portal. If this will be your first time logging into the portal, you will be prompted to create an account. 

Registration and payment instructions will be sent to students who have reserved seats.