ESL Endorsement for Licensure
The ESL Teaching Endorsement for Licensure through Kansas State University for the state of Kansas requires five semester-long courses totaling 15 credit hours. Students enroll in one course per semester. Each course is offered for three hours of graduate or undergraduate credit.
The required courses are:
- EDCI 720 ESL/Dual Language Methods
- EDCI 742 ESL/Dual Language Assessment
- EDCI 731 ESL/Dual Language Linguistics
- EDCI 740 Culture and Language in Classroom Practice
- EDCI 745 (Elementary) and EDCI 746 (Secondary) ESL/Dual Language Practicum
For description of the courses, see the Courses page.
The ESL Endorsement for Licensure courses are available via distance education from K-State Global Campus.
*Please note: The State of Kansas will attach an endorsement only to an existing teaching certificate approved in Kansas. Endorsement in many states, including Kansas, also requires a passing score on a Praxis exam.