9 Things You Need to Know to Earn Your Bilingual Authorization
What is the BCLAD?
Why should I consider becoming Bilingual Authorized?
What can I do with my bilingual authorization?
Bilingual Authorization allows you to teach (in your approved language) in the following situations:
- Instruction for Primary Language Development
- Structured English Immersion settings
- Specially Designed Academic Instruction Delivered in English (SDAIE)
- Content Instruction Delivered in the Primary Language
Who should get a Bilingual Authorization or consider a Bilingual Authorization certification program?
- Teachers and aspiring teachers who are already bilingual (especially Spanish-English bilingual). All Bilingual Authorization certification program candidates must be bilingual and comfortable speaking in the secondary language of their choice.
- Anyone who has or is in the process of getting a California teaching credential who wishes to work with non-native English speaking students.
- Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) students who want to add a specialized authorization to their degree in order to work with English learners. Bilingual Authorization certification is a good option for students pursuing an MAT in a concentration other than TESOL but who still wish to work with bilingual students.
What will I learn through a Bilingual Authorization certification program?
Are there different kinds of Bilingual Authorization?
What requirements do I need to meet to my obtain Bilingual Authorization?
What are the requirements for the Bilingual Authorization Certificate at USC Rossier?
- Instruction for Teaching English as a New Language
- Cultural Learning in Schools
- Framing the Social Context of High Needs Schools
- Guided Practice