English as a Second Language (ESL) Specialist and Leadership Certificate Program

English as a Second Language (ESL) Specialist and Leadership Certificate Program

The certificate program is offered in a convenient hybrid format combining class time and online coursework. Teachers attend classes at Penn State Abington on alternating Saturdays and can complete the certificate program in one academic year.

  • A six-course (16 credit) program for educators who wish to be ESL-certified instructors in Pennsylvania
  • A hybrid class format for busy educators
  • All classes held at Penn State Abington
  • This program can be completed in one year
  • All participants must hold a valid Pennsylvania Instruction I or II certificate
  • Penn State is an Act 48-approved provider

Approved by the Pennsylvania Department of Education for ESL Program Specialist Certification.

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