English Language Learners Bootcamp

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College of Graduate & Professional Studies




Tammy Parlier, Ed.D.
Assistant Professor, Reading, Literacy, & Learning Graduate Program
Office: 434.395.4894

Cost per credit:
$280 for in-state students
$355 for out-of-state students
No textbooks required

Increase Your Skills and Prepare for the Endorsement

Are you looking to prepare for the Praxis 5362 ESOL and add the ESL endorsement to your teaching license?

Apply to our one-credit, fully-online, ELL Bootcamp courses with Dr. Tammy Parlier. Each course is suggested for 30 recertification points.


Please validate recertification points with your Human Resources department before registering. 

You can take one, two, or all three of these one-credit courses

Topics Include

  • Understanding Culture
  • Legal and Ethical Issues
  • Roles of the ESL Teacher
  • Professional Development
  • Knowledge of ESL Assessment Tools
  • ESL Standards
  • Use of ESL Assessments
  • Interpretation and Application of Assessment Data

Topics Include

  • Linguistic Theory
  • Language and Culture
  • Second Language Learning
  • Literacy and Language Development

Topics Include

  • Instructional Theory
  • Teaching Techniques
  • Selection of Appropriate Instructional Materials
  • Managing the ESL Classroom

Our For-credit courses are typically offered 100% online, at our affordable, discounted rate of $280 per credit hour in-state, or $355 per credit hour out of state.

rates effective 2020