Direct services to students with Limited English Proficiency are available on a contracted basis. Services include initial and ongoing assessment, research-based instruction, teaching materials, access to a database developed and maintained by the CAIU to track state-required information on demographics and achievement, and consultation on ESL program compliance. (See also Title III Consortium).
$75.00 per hour
Additional ESL Services:
ESL Program Specialist Certificates Offered in Fall of 2013
The Capital Area Intermediate Unit (CAIU) will again offer Graduate classes for the English as a Second Language (ESL) Program Specialist Certificate. Participants in these classes are required to complete all six (6) of the three-credit courses to obtain the ESL Program Specialist Certification:
ESL 1: Introduction to the Teaching English as a Second Language
ESL 2: Developing Cultural Awareness and Sensitivity
ESL 3: Observing, Planning, Implementing, and Managing Instruction
ESL 4: Language Acquisition and Development
ESL 5: Assessment and Support
ESL 6: English Language Learners, Family, Community, and Professionalism
These classes will begin in the fall of 2013. Please continue to check this website for specific dates/times/locations and registration.