Program: California Teachers of English Learners (CTEL) Authorization
The California Teachers of English Learners (CTEL) program is specifically designed for credentialed teachers who are seeking the English Learner Supplemental Authorization to effectively work with English learners in K-12 classrooms in California. The program includes language structure and use, first and second language development and their relationship to academic achievement, assessment of English learners, foundations of English language and literacy development and content instruction, and culture and cultural diversity and their relationship to academic achievement and culturally inclusive instruction. Program completers will be authorized to provide English Language Development (ELD) and Specially-Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE) to English learners in K-12 classrooms.
- Valid Teaching Credential
- Application to the Credential Office.
- Maintain a 3.0 GPA in all program courses.
- Earn a grade of “C” or higher in all program courses.
- Successfully complete the CTEL program portfolio.
3. Required Courses (12 units)
*Must be taken as the final course in the program.
Total Units Required: 12
Department of Secondary Education
Chair: Julie Gainsburg
Education (ED) 1208