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Continuing Education Course Spotlight: BLE or TESOL Practicum

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Grand Canyon University (GCU) is a premier Christian university located in the heart of Phoenix. GCU offers a wide range of affordable and convenient continuing education courses that allow current teachers to advance their knowledge, stay current in their field and further their career. To determine if a course’s curriculum will address your needs, please explore its content before you apply. Here, you will find details on one of our continuing education courses, the BLE or TESOL Practicum.

TSL-590TE: BLE or TESOL Practicum

This course gives educators direct experience and participation with English language learners or bilingual students in a P-12 educational setting at their selected level of instruction. While completing this course, educators will conduct assessments, practice teaching skills and learn how to communicate effectively with students, parents, administrators, colleagues and the community. This course provides 60 practicum or field experience hours. Also, fingerprint clearance is required.

Completing this Bilingual Education (BLE) or Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) practicum course will provide you with valuable, firsthand experience in a P-12 educational setting at your chosen level of instruction. This experiential learning opportunity can open doors to exciting new teaching opportunities and take your career to new heights. The role of the BLE or TESOL teacher can be highly rewarding as you help young students learn a new language.

If you’re seeking recertification or wish to add endorsements to your certification, then our continuing education courses may offer you an ideal solution. Click the Request More Information button on this page or visit the GCU website to find out more about our colleges and degree programs.