TESOL Endorsement

  • The Teaching English as Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) Endorsement is for anyone who holds an Ohio teaching license. This graduate-level, accredited program prepares teachers to interact with students in grades K-12 with theory and practical hands-on application. Students in the TESOL program enjoy small class sizes delivered by experienced TESOL and SIOP trained faculty. Courses are held one night a week in the fall and spring semesters with two condensed courses offered in the summer.The Capital TESOL endorsement fulfills the Ohio requirements to teach reading in ELL instruction as well.

    Course Requirements

    • Education 550 -- Issues in Second Language Acquisition: Theory and Practice (4 credit hours)
    • Education 560 -- Studies in English Language Structure and Linguistics (4 credit hours)
    • Education 570 -- Sociolinguistics and Culture (4 credit hours)
    • Education 580 -- Assessment, Evaluation and Program Development in TESOL (4 credit hours)
    • Education 600 -- Practicum-Classroom observation (5 credit hours)
    Endorsement Examination - Ohio Assessment for Educators (OAE): English to Speakers of Other Languages