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Adult ESL teacher credentialing and certification

Series or Serial: CAELA Brief

Publisher: Center for Adult English Language Acquisition

Published At: Washington, DC

Date Published: January 2008

Distributor: Center for Applied Linguistics

Source Address: 4646 40th Street, N.W.

Source City/State/Zip: Washington DC 20016-1859

Phone: (202)-362-0700

Material Type: Information Analysis

Intended Audience: Administrator

Physical Media: Print

Physical Description: 8 p.

Subjects: Adult Education; English (Second Language); Adult Educators; Professional Development; Teacher Education; Instruction

Abstract:
"This Brief describes efforts to professionalize the workforce of adult ESL educators, including efforts to certify and credential the teachers." The qualification requirements for adult ESL teachers in the 50 states and the District of Columbia, as well as recommended steps for continued 'professionalization' of the field are provided. A list of references is also included.

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