NY State Program Code: 32231
HEGIS Code: 089960
CIP Code: 13.999
This program was designed for Special Education classroom teachers nominated by a school district administrator to pursue TESOL certification. Applicant’s TESOL in-service experience will replace TESOL clinical practice.
Note: New York State requires 12 credits of a language other than English for TESOL certification and the NYSTCE Content Area Exam (ESOL).
Candidates must meet all NYSED certification requirements including Child Abuse Identification, Violence Prevention (SAVE), and Dignity For All Students Act (DASA).
*25 hours of required fieldwork EBE 500 and EBE 501 are Co-Requisites
Reflective Practice is waived as per ITI specifications. The student will require a Principal’s Nomination verifying full-time employment in an ESL Special Education Classroom, which will wave the clinical practice requirement.