Upcoming ESL Academy Opportunities
Due to changes in certification requirements for ESL content-based programs, secondary staff who serve ELs in English language arts and reading, mathematics, science, and social studies are now required to be ESL certified. Having only Sheltered Instruction training is no longer sufficient (See slide 71 and 72 here).
If you have concerns about your numbers of certified teachers, this fillable calculator is a good tool for determining your campus needs.
Do you have staff who need to to prepare for the TEXES 154 ESL certification exam? We offer an ESL Academy here at the Region 13 ESC this fall.
What: ESL Academy Online (FA1839305)
Who: Teachers of ELs
When: October 16-18, 2018
Where: Region 13 ESC, 5701 Springdale Rd, Austin, TX 78723
Looking to attend an ESL Academy right away?
Try the ESL Academy Online.
This self directed online course provides a foundation for understanding language acquisition and explores best practices in ESL instruction while preparing participants for the TExES exam #154: English as a Second Language Supplemental.
The online course includes a copy of the ESL Academy Notebook. ($60 value) The notebook includes examples to support participants’ understanding of the 10 Competencies for the exam, as well as several embedded practice questions, and a practice exam to assist the participants in continued studying prior to their taking the TExES #154. Learn more about the ESL Academy Notebook here. After you register for this course you will be contacted so we can confirm your shipping address.
An electronic copy is also provided in the course so you can get started right away, but we do recommend using the printed copy for this review course.
If you do not wish to receive the printed ESL Academy Notebook, please be sure to opt-out by using the following promotional code during checkout: ESLOPTOUT
When you opt-out, your registration fee will be adjusted to $240.
What: ESL Academy Online (FA1635950)
Who: Teachers of ELs
When: Access anytime
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