English Language Learners (ELL) Bootcamp

Prepare for the Praxis 5362 ESOL (English to Speakers of Other Languages)

Do you want to increase your skills working with ELL students in your classroom?

Are you looking to add the ESL Endorsement to your current teaching license?

Apply to our one-credit, fully-online, ELL Bootcamp courses with Dr. Tammy Parlier. Each course is suggested for 30 recertification points.  Please validate recertification points with your Human Resource Department before registering. 

You can apply to one, two, or all three of these one-credit summer courses:

◊ Understanding Assessment, Culture, and Professionalism | June 14 – June 27, 2020

Topics include:

  • Understanding Culture
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Roles of the ESL Teacher
  • Professional Development
  • Knowledge of ESL Assessment Tools
  • ESL Standards
  • Use of ESL Assessments
  • Interpretation and Application of Assessment Data

◊ Instructional Delivery | June 28 – July 11, 2020

Topics include:

  • Instructional Theory
  • Teaching Techniques
  • Selection of Appropriate Instructional Materials
  • Managing the ESL Classroom

◊ Understanding Linguistics | July 12 – July 25th, 2020

Topics include:

  • Linguistic Theory
  • Language and Culture
  • Second Language Learning
  • Literacy and Language Development

Cost per credit:
$280 for in-state students
$355 for out-of-state students
No textbooks required

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If you’re new to Longwood, please apply online and choose “Graduate Non-Degree” as your program.  If you’re a former Longwood student and aren’t sure whether you need to apply, please email professionalstudies@longwood.edu and we’ll be glad to assist you.

Program Information:
Tammy Parlier, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor, Reading, Literacy, & Learning Graduate Program
Office Phone: 434.395.4894
Email: parliertm@longwood.edu