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ENL/Bilingual Endorsement

Admission Information

The next cohort begins July 2017 and ends July 2018The application deadline is April 20, 2017.

Who can apply? Elementary, middle and high school teachers.

Scholarships All tuition fees, ESOL licensure exam covered! Tuition Funded by the Office of English Language Acquisition (OELA), application fees and tuition are fully covered for selected participants. In addition, the grant pays for the ESOL licensure exam.

For questions contact: Dr. Diane Boothe – Grant Program Coordinator, Email:, Phone: 208-426-2382 OR Dr. Claudia Peralta – Principal Investigator/Professor, Email:, Phone: 208-426-5040


Click Here for the Program Brochure

Curriculum for the English as a New Language   (K-12) and Bilingual EndorsementsONLINE

ED-LLC 503 Applied Theoretical Foundations of Bilingual Education/ENL and Multiculturalism3
ED-LLC 505 Applied Linguistics: From Theory to Practice3
ED-LLC 502 Methods of Teaching English as a New Language3
ED-LLC 531 Advanced Assessment of Learners in the Bilingual/ENL Classroom3
ED-LLC 510 Field experience in the ENL Classroom

ED-LLC 509 Field experience in the Bilingual Classroom


ED-LLC 501 Culturally Diverse Learners3
Modern Language ENL/ Modern Language Bilingual

(if not already fulfilled)
Total credits with language requirement20/26

Students seeking the endorsements in ENL and Bilingual must also pass the ESOL Praxis (5361). To earn the Bilingual endorsement, the student must have an advanced level score on ACTFL and three upper division Spanish language courses (9 credit hours), one in writing and one in literature.

OVERVIEW – The ENL or Bilingual endorsement programs prepare licensed teachers to meet the Idaho State Department of Education requirements for an add-on endorsement to your teaching certification. The online program can also be combined with a master’s degree program.