CLD Endorsement Course Requirements
Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Educator Endorsement - 27 credits
The CLD endorsement is offered to currently licensed teachers seeking to advance their career and work more effectively with diverse groups of students and their families.
The program consists of 27 course credits, completed in one year. Clinical experience required for the program can often be completed in the candidate’s own school. Candidates may then continue to complete a master’s degree in Education with an emphasis in culturally and linguistically diverse leadership by completing an additional 16 credits.
Program Orientation, 5 days on campus
EDUC 616 Language Acquisition for Linguistically Diverse Students
EDUC 600 Foundations of Literacy Development
EDUC 602 Literacy Assessment Informed Instruction
EDUC 605 Curriculum Development and Assessment
EDUC 618 Linguistically Diverse Student Teaching (Residency, no additional coursework to complete)
EDUC 620 Engaging Diverse Learners
EDUC 601 Methods and Strategies of Effective Reading Instruction
EDUC 617 Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency in the Content Area
EDUC 618 Linguistically Diverse Student Teaching (residency, no additional coursework to complete)