Financial assistance for coursework tuition or required testing will be covered through this grant if accepted to the Bilingual Teacher Professional Development Program.
Eligibility requirements for application to this Teach Bilingual CA program are listed below:
1) Employed as a certificated employee in a local school district within the consortium.
2) Hold a valid California multiple subject, single subject or education specialist teaching credential that authorizes instruction to English learners (2042) authorization or a valid California credential plus CLAD certificate or its equivalent.
3) Language proficiency – all applicants must demonstrate their language fluency by passing the CSET-Spanish Subtest III
Pathways to Obtain a Bilingual Authorization
Passage of the California Subject Examinations for Teachers (CSET): Languages Other than English (LOTE) Test, Section III (Spanish), IV (Bilingual Methodology), and V (Culture).