Students

ESOL Endorsement Program Goals:

Based on the six core domains from Oregon Administrative Rule 584-420-0360:

  •  Language – Apply language acquisition theories and research, as well as knowledge of language as a system, to improve ESOL and bilingual students’ abilities to use English for social and academic purposes.
  •  Culture – Apply major concepts and research related to the nature and role of culture to construct supportive learning environments for ESOL and bilingual students.
  •  Planning, Implementing, and Managing Instruction – Use ESOL appropriate instructional practices and strategies that integrate standards-based English language proficiency (ELP) and content-area objectives.
  •  Assessment – To inform instruction, effectively implement a variety of standards-based assessment tools and techniques that demonstrate an understanding of assessment issues for ESOL and bilingual students.
  •  Professionalism – Demonstrate a willingness and ability to serve as professional resources, advocate for ESOL and bilingual students, and build partnerships with students’ families.
  •  Technology – Use technology to enhance learning and professional productivity.