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Course
Name
Credit
Hours
ESOL
Category Applicable
Start
Date
End
Dates
Credit Card
Course
Cost
Check/Money Order
Course Cost
ESOL Curriculum and Materials Development 60 Category I 9/8/14 11/17/14 $195.00 $185.00
ESOL Essentials for Content Teachers 60 Category II 9/8/14 11/17/14 $195.00 $185.00
Cross-Cultural Communication & Understanding 60 Category I 9/10/14 11/19/14 $195.00 $185.00
ESOL Methods of Teaching 60 Category I 9/10/14 11/19/14 $195.00 $185.00
ESOL Testing and Evaluation 60 Category I 9/12/14 11/21/14 $195.00 $185.00
ESOL Applied Linguistics 60 Category I 9/12/14 11/21/14 $195.00 $185.00
ESOL for Guidance Counselors 60 Category IV 9/15/14 11/24/14 $195.00 $185.00
ESOL for Administrators 60 Category IV 9/15/14 11/24/14 $195.00 $185.00
18 HR. Strategies for Professionals (3 weeks) 18 Category III 9/17/14 10/8/14 $85.00 $80.00
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  • Course Type: Distance Learning
  • Objective: This course is designed to:
    • enable participants to increase their knowledge of the roles and responsibilities of school professionals in Florida regarding English Language Learners (ELL) students.
    • enable professionals to increase their knowledge and understandings regarding English Language Learners (ELL) students.
    • prepare social workers, psychologists, music and physical education teachers, and all the other professional personnel in schools, with the knowledge and skills that they need to help English Language Learners (ELL) students to succeed in school, at work and in the community.
    • teach participants to recognize the best educational practices and will then use these practices to insure English Language Learners (ELL) students receive the help and instruction they need.
  • Notes: ESOL Strategies for Category III Professionals is a rigorous course designed to insure that professional, Category III, personnel are knowledgeable about various teaching methods, curriculum, linguistics, cross-cultural communication, assessment and evaluation of ESOL students. The course provides English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) training for Category III professionals, who work with students, parents, school personnel, and school communities. All personnel who come in contact with students are required to successfully complete 18 hours of ESOL-approved in-service training. As the number of English Language Learners (ELL) students continues to increase, the knowledge obtained in this course will empower a large group of educational professionals to work more effectively with these students.
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  • Course Type: Distance Learning
  • Objective: This course is designed to:
    • Course Type: Distance Learning
    • Objective: This course is designed to:
      • help teachers acquire a greater understanding of the structure of English from a modern day linguistic perspective.
      • prepare teachers to analyze the structure of English in contrast with the language/s of the target population in a given class.
    • Notes: Many assignments revolve around classroom applications. Participants will be given an opportunity to apply what they learn during the online sessions to real classroom situations.
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  • Course Type: Distance Learning
  • Objective: This course is designed to:
    • enable teachers to identify the major cultures represented by the English Language Learners (ELL) students in Florida public schools in order to develop better cross-cultural understanding among all groups and to appropriately meet their special needs within the school and community setting.
  • Notes: Many assignments revolve around classroom applications. Participants will be given an opportunity to apply what they learn during the online sessions to a real situation in their school or community.
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  • Course Type: Distance Learning
  • Objective: This course is designed to:
    • improve and enhance the teacher's knowledge of English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) curriculum.
    • equip teachers with knowledge of materials appropriate for use with English Language Learners (ELL) students.
  • Notes: Many assignments revolve around classroom applications. Participants will be given an opportunity to apply what they learn during the online sessions to a real situation in their content area.
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  • Course Type: Distance Learning
  • Objective: This course is designed to:
    • to help school-based personnel address cultural diversity by determining the appropriateness of instruction and learning opportunities for English Language Learners. It is designed to prepare professional educators with the knowledge and skills that they need to help ELLs succeed.

  • Notes: This course is designed to empower Category II teachers. Teachers will learn best teaching practices that take literacy and language concerns into account when approaching challenging subject matter, critical thinking and problem solving skills. Many assignments revolve around classroom applications. Participants will be given an opportunity to apply what they have learned to a real situation in their content area during the online sessions.
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  • Course Type: Distance Learning
  • Objective: This course is designed to:
    • ensure that administrative personnel address diversity by determining the appropriate activities for ESOL students.
    • enable administrators to increase their knowledge of their roles and responsibilities in Florida's schools regarding English Language Learners (ELL) students.
    • prepare principals and other administrators with the skills that they need to help these students to succeed in school, work and in the community.
  • Notes: Many assignments revolve around classroom applications. Participants will be given an opportunity to apply what they learn during the online sessions to a real school situation.
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  • Course Type: Distance Learning
  • Objective: This course is designed to:
    • empower Guidance Counselors to lead their schools as the English Language Learners (ELL) population continues to increase
    • prepare Guidance Counselors to ensure ELL students are accurately placed and provided with a challenging instructional program
    • equip Guidance Counselors with the best practices and requirements for the placement of students with secondary credits from their native countries.
    • equip Guidance Counselors to recognize the effects culture and social economic status have on academic performance and test results.
  • Notes: Many assignments revolve around classroom applications. Participants will be given an opportunity to apply what they learn during online sessions to real situations in their guidance position.
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  • Course Type: Distance Learning
  • Objective: This course is designed to:
    • enable the teachers to demonstrate the ability to assess initial English language proficiency for placement and instruction.
    • enable the teachers to identify and or develop instruments to determine the ability and instructional placement of students to function in regular classes for English speakers.
  • Notes: Many assignments revolve around classroom applications. Participants will be given an opportunity to apply testing principles that they learn during the online sessions to a real situation in their content area.
  • Prerequisites: None
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  • Course Type: Distance Learning
  • Objective: This course is designed to:
    • help teachers identify and apply English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) methodologies and approaches in the teaching of English Language students.
    • enable teachers to demonstrate awareness of the central role of ESOL within the total school curriculum and identify cognitive approaches to second language learning.
  • Notes: Many assignments revolve around classroom applications. Participants will be given an opportunity to apply what they learn during the online sessions to a real situation in their classroom setting.