CLD Endorsement Course Requirements

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Educator Endorsement - 24 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. Clinical experience required for the program can often be completed in the candidate’s own school.  Applicants should apply to the MA in Education.  The following coursework is requried:


EDUC 616 Language Acquisition for Linguistically Diverse Students (3 credits)

EDUC 600 Foundations of Literacy Development (3 credits)

EDUC 602 Literacy Assessment Informed Instruction (3 credits)

EDUC 605 Curriculum Development and Assessment (3 credits)


EDUC 620 Engaging Diverse Learners

EDUC 601 Methods and Strategies of Effective Reading Instruction (3 credits)

EDUC 617 Cognitive Academic Language Proficiency in the Content Area (3 credits)

EDUC 618 Linguistically Diverse Student Teaching (3 credits)