Erikson's ESL Program Prepares Teachers
One look at the typical early childhood or elementary classroom and anyone can see the need for bilingual/ESL certified teachers-particularly in Chicago's collar counties, which hold nearly 25 percent of all students enrolled in Illinois' bilingual programs.
"Teachers in classrooms with English language-learners recognize the importance of this specialized training and know that it makes a difference," says Michel Frendian, Erikson Institute's dean of enrollment management. "We recognize the geographical and logistical challenges in getting to our campus, which is why we're making our certificate program available at College of DuPage."
Erikson's highly respected 15-month program prepares teachers to get bilingual or ESL approval from the Illinois State Board of Education (ISBE); it …
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Publication information: Article title: Erikson's ESL Program Prepares Teachers. Contributors: Not available. Newspaper title: Daily Herald (Arlington Heights, IL). Publication date: April 11, 2010. Page number: 2. © 2009 Paddock Publications. COPYRIGHT 2010 Gale Group.
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