Teaching English Language Learners (TELL)

TESOL K-12 Teaching Minor

As the number of students who are not native English speakers increases in public schools, the need for qualified teachers of English as a second language also grows.  To help meet these needs, BYU, in collaboration with its Public School Partnership, has developed an innovative  program in teaching English language learners for both teaching candidates and practicing teachers.  This program prepares teachers to work with linguistically and culturally diverse students in the regular classroom through pedagogic practices that are effective for all learners.  Completion of the courses by undergraduates results in a TESOL K-12 minor as well as eligibility for an ESL endorsement from the state that attaches to a teaching license. Completion of the courses by practicing teachers results in eligibility for the state ESL endorsement.


For information please contact Stefinee_Pinnegar@byu.edu