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  • How do I qualify for a bilingual endorsement?

If you already have a TESOL endorsement and you pass Prueba (see above), you need only take six semester hours of credit in bilingual methodology course work.
If you pass Prueba, you need only take 12 semester hours of credit in bilingual methodology course work OR, if you haven’t passed Prueba, you need 24 semester hours of credit to include course work in the competency areas of:  bilingual methodology, ESL methodology, linguistics, assessment, cultural anthropology, parent community involvement and up to 12 semester hours in a modern, classical and native language and pass Prueba.

 

 

 

 
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