Beaver Valley Intermediate Unit 27 (BVIU) is offering online English as a Second Language (ESL) Program Specialist certification courses. ESL courses also fulfill the PDE requirements of Act 48 and level II certification. ESL courses are PDE approved graduate level courses. Applications should be received at least 2 weeks prior to the start of a cohort. A new cohort will beginning on September 12, 2016. The program consists of 6 courses, each being 3 credits with 90 act 48 hours. Additionally, each ESL course in the program includes a field-based component of 10 hours (ESL 1 - 6) for a total of 60 hours. The field experiences are aligned with the course competencies for each course in the program. At the end of the program, there will be culminating final teaching assignment which will include practicum components from all of the six courses.
$390 per course