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Why Choose Saint Rose for Bilingual Education?

Teachers and speech and language professionals who are bilingual in Spanish and English are in strong demand in schools and agencies working with youth. The New York State Education Department consistently rates Bilingual Education as a shortage area. At Saint Rose, you can extend your teacher certification or add to your speech and language licensure with the Bilingual Education Advanced Certificate. For teachers, this allows you to extend your certification and opens new opportunities for teaching such as working in a bilingual school. For speech and language professionals, this demonstrates your ability to work with Spanish-speaking clients and allows you to work in even more settings. This program is fully online, part-time, and can be completed in three semesters.

Program Highlights

  • Extension in Bilingual Education
  • Open to Saint Rose students and other students who have a teaching certificate and graduate degree
  • Courses are offered online

Requirements and Course Descriptions

Learning Objectives

Bilingual Education Learning Objectives

  • Student can speak about a variety of topics in Spanish, including those that are abstract (academic, professional, socio-political, literary/creative), using a variety of time frames, and organizing her/his discourse in paragraphs.
  • Student can create presentations about a variety of topics in Spanish, including those that are abstract (academic, professional, socio-political, literary/creative), using a variety of time frames, and organizing her/his discourse in paragraphs.
  • Student can write about a variety of topics in Spanish, including those that are abstract (academic, professional, socio-political, literary/creative), using a variety of time frames, and organizing her/his discourse in paragraphs.
  • Student is able to interpret texts in Spanish taking account themes, style, historical context, and cultural traditions.
  • Student has spent planned, academic time immersed in the target culture, and can reflect on this time keeping in mind cultural perspectives.
    Student designs teaching strategies and activities that integrate culture into learning encouraging language acquisition.