OSU-Cascades offers coursework toward an English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) endorsement, open to our MAT candidates and Oregon licensed teachers.

ESOL Endorsement Requirements

  • Complete the six courses listed below with a 3.0/B average or higher;
  • Submit a satisfactory portfolio based on an instructional unit taught during ED 510;
  • Pass the NES ESOL Exam.

Courses Required for ESOL Endorsement:

  • ED 522 Racial and Cultural Harmony in the K-12 Classroom (3)
  • ED 572 Foundations of ESOL Education (3)                         
  • ED 573 Instructional Approaches for ESOL Education (3), Prerequisite: Earn a C (2.0) or higher grade in ED 572
  • ED 576 Partnerships and Ideologies in ESOL Education (3), Prerequisite: Earn a C (2.0) or higher grade in ED 572                                                   
  • ED 579 Linguistics for Teachers (3), Prerequisite: Earn a C (2.0) or higher grade in ED 572
  • ED 510 ESOL Internship (3), Prerequisites: Complete ED 522, ED 572, ED 573, ED 576, and ED 579 with a B/3.0 average or higher

ED 219 Civil Rights and Multicultural Issues in Education (3), which is offered at Central Oregon Community College and online through Ecampus, may be substituted for ED 522

Application Process

OSU-Cascades MAT candidates who plan to pursue the ESOL endorsement, please contact Erin Feeney for more information.

Teachers who wish to add the ESOL endorsement to their current Oregon teaching license are asked to contact Tiffany Palaniuk for our program application. You may combine OSU-Cascades and Ecampus online coursework. More information

ESOL Program Forms

ESOL Endorsement Program Application (required prior to registration for ED 573)
Internship Request Form (required prior to 510 Internship.)