2016-2017 Graduate Academic Catalog

Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

The mission of TESOL programs at Lesley University is to prepare competent, caring, inclusive, reflective, and proactive TESOL professional educators who make a difference in their students' lives. The programs are based on the philosophy that being proficient in two or more languages is an asset and an important priority for American education in a global world community. Program participants acquire meaningful, innovative, and culturally responsive research-based learning for culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students.

M.Ed. Programs leading to Initial Teacher License in Massachusetts:

M.Ed. in Elementary Education (1-6) and English as a Second Language (PreK-6)

M.Ed. in Elementary Education (1-6) with Add License Preparation for English as a Second Language (PreK-6): Elementary Education Urban Initiative (EEUI)

Licensure Only: English as a Second Language (PreK-6)

Licensure Only: English as a Second Language (5-12)

Graduate Certificate:

Graduate Certificate in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)