Graduate Catalog 2016-2017

English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement

The ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages) Endorsement Program is designed for any certified P-12 teacher who is interested in learning how to meet the needs more effectively of the students in his/her classroom. The program addresses the competencies required by the Professional Standards Commission's Georgia ESOL Endorsement.

Program of Study

This program consists of three courses:

EDSL 5551Ling, Lang & Lang Acquisition


EDSL 5552Curr, Inst & Assesmnt/Eng Lang


EDSL 5553Socio-Cultural Influences


ESOL Endorsement students do not have to take a GACE content test for adding the endorsement to their certificates. However, they must be recommended by the GC Certification Officer to the Professional Standards Commission.

Total Credit Hours: 9