2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin 
    
    Nov 23, 2020  
2019-2020 Graduate Bulletin [Archived Bulletin]

K-12 English as a Second Language (ESL)


Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs

State Testing Requirements


  • MTLE: English as a Second Language K-12 (sub test 1 and sub test 2)

The above assumes you have a valid Minnesota full-time license, exempting you from the basic skills and pedagogy test requirements.

Pedagogy Requirements Satisfied by MN Teaching License


These requirements are deemed as satisfied by a valid Minnesota full-time teaching license.

Remaining Pedagogy Requirements - Additional License, K-12


Content Requirements - ESL


ESL candidates must have one year (two semesters) of college foreign language courses or two years at the high school level. Non-native English speakers are exempt as it is assumed they learned English as a second language.

Additional Licensure Notes


  • There is a 7-year limit for students to complete licensure requirements, including passing advanced practicum and applying for the Minnesota teaching license.
  • Additional license candidates are not eligible for the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) degree. Ask your advisor about options for advanced degrees or other continuing education at Hamline.

Return to {$returnto_text} Return to: Academic Programs