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:

◊ Culture, Professionalism, and Assessment | June 17-30, 2019
Topics addressed 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

◊ Instruction | July 1-14, 2019
Topics addressed include:

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

Linguistics | July 15-28, 2019
Topics addressed include:

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

Apply Today

Cost per credit:
$275 for In-State students
$350 for Out-of-State students
*No textbooks required

Looking for more information on this new pathway?
Email professionalstudies@longwood.edu for guidance.

The event flyer can be viewed or printed here.

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

Registration Information:
Brooke Greenbank
Assistant Director, Professional Studies
Office Phone: 434.395.2140
Email: greenbankbl@longwood.edu