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Educator Licensure Information System: Frequently Asked Questions


Education Licensure Information System: Fact Sheet Fact Sheet

An English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement is required if you work at the following School District U-46 schools:

  1. Channing Elementary
  2. Garfield Elementary School
  3. Highland Elementary School
  4. Hillcrest Elementary School
  5. Huff Elementary School
  6. Laurel Hill Elementary School
  7. Lords Park Elementary School
  8. Lowrie Elementary School
  9. Parkwood Elementary School
  10. Sheridan Elementary School
  11. Washington Elementary School


Required Coursework for English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement

  • Linguistics
  • Theoretical foundations of teaching ESL
  • Assessment of the bilingual student
  • Methods and materials for teaching ESL
  • Cross-cultural studies for teaching limited-English proficient students


Further information on obtaining the English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement can be found here