Graduate Certificate in Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Students (TCLD)
This fully online graduate certificate program is for teachers and administrators that hope to improve K-12 education for their culturally and linguistically diverse students. The certificate, is designed to develop the capacity of teachers and administrators to provide high quality instructional experiences for diverse learners. The majority of course content will be centered around a menu of readings and assignments that allow teachers and administrators to select those that are most germane to their local and personal teaching context.
Completed requirements for a Bachelor’s degree in a college accredited by proper regional accrediting association or the equivalent at a recognized international university. A 2.75 (4.0 scale) cumulative grade point average in undergraduate work. At a minimum possess or be eligible for a Georgia Induction or Professional Certificate or the equivalent, or possess or be eligible for a Georgia Certificate of Eligibility for an Induction Certificate. Complete Disclosure and Affirmation questions that address misconduct disclosure, criminal background check, the Code of Ethics for Educators, and tort liability insurance. Three (3) letters of recommendation from persons familiar with the applicant’s academic or employment experience. Statement of career goals and objectives.
*International transcripts must be evaluated by a NACES accredited evaluation service and must be a course by course evaluation and include a GPA. (www.naces.org)