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Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

California Teachers of English Learners Certificate

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Contact Information

Program Director: Candace Poindexter

Academic Advisor: Terri Taylor


The California Teacher of English Learners Certificate program is specifically designed to offer currently credentialed teachers coursework required to obtain the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing’s (CCTC) English Learner Authorization.

Program Admissions Requirements

  • Graduate Application
  • Statement of Intent
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • 2 sealed, official transcripts from all colleges and/or universities attended
  • Professional Resume or CV
  • Verification of current, valid teaching credential
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0, or a 3.05 in the last 60 undergraduate units, or a 3.0 in at least 9 graduate units
  • For applicants who completed an undergraduate/graduate degree outside of the U.S.A.:
    • Transcript evaluations
    • TOEFL or IELTS minimum score

Program Requirements

Total: 12 semester hours

Additional Requirements

  • CTEL Portfolio
  • Documentation and application requirements as outlined by CCTC

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