The English as a Second Language (ESL) Program is available for students who plan to teach English to non-native speakers from birth to age 21, in PK through 12th grade.
Students may select the Early Childhood through Adolescence ESL major for grades PK through 12. The ESL minor will result in an additional certification at the same level as your initial license. Students must already have or be in process of completing certification requirements for one of the following programs:
- Early Childhood
- Middle Childhood through Early Adolescence
- Early Adolescence through Adolescence: English, Mathematics, Social Studies or Science
- Early Childhood through Adolescence: World Languages
Undergraduate Degree OfferedBachelor's degree leading to licensure to teach ESL.
Post-Baccalaureate CertificationStudents who already have a bachelor's degree and are interested in becoming licensed teachers in the state of
Wisconsin may earn post-baccalaureate teacher certification in ESL.
Additional LicensureStudents at this level of certification may add the following licenses while pursuing an ESL licensure as their initial certification:
- World Languages
Faculty and Staff
|Program DirectorRene Antrop-Gonzalez
Peogram Faculty and Faculty and AdvisorsRene Antrop-Gonzalez
Academic AdvisorJohn Lockman