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ESL Endorsement Options

PLEASE READ: Because of the distribution of the practical experience, these programs are not interchangeable. Once you begin your endorsement, you will need to stick with that organization to complete it.

Jordan School District ESL Endorsement

Cost: $750 ($125 per class)
Type of Program: Hybrid - to include face-to-face and online sessions. Additionally some courses include a practicum (practical experience) credit.
Beginning Dates: Two start dates each year - August (face-to-face classes held on Monday evenings) and January (face-to-face classes held on Tuesday evenings)
Duration: 1 year (no courses during Summer)
More Information/Application: JSD ESL Endorsement
Contact: Sheri Sample
Calendars: Cohort 24 (West Jordan High ONLY), Cohort 25

Central Utah Education System (CUES) ESL Endorsement

Cost: $1,200 ($200 per class)
Type of Program: Hybrid - to include face-to-face* and online sessions with practicum (practical experience) in each course. *Face-to-face sessions are delivered online through IVC (Interactive Video Conferencing).
Beginning Dates: Participants can join any time a new course begins.
Duration: Approximately a year and a half (no courses during Summer).
More Information/Application: CUES ESL Endorsement
Contact: Jason Strate (CUES)
Additional requirements for taking this program. These are not optional:

  • Must be able to hardwire in to internet - No wifi (Plug into your modem at home or a data port at school)
  • Must use the Chrome browser
  • Computer must have a camera and a microphone

Advanced Certificate for Teaching English Learners

Offered by Utah State Board of Education in partnership with the University of Utah

Cost: $400 ($100 per course)
When: 1 course each of the following semesters - Summer 2018, Fall 2018, Winter 2019, and Summer 2019
Type of Program: Blended Learning
More Information: Download flier with information and registration link for first course - PLUSS PD 2018