21 August 2015


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K-12 English as a Second Language

Approved Minnesota K-12 Licensure Programs and Contacts Institution Contact Phone/E-Mail Program Macalester College Ruthanne Kurth-Schai Department of Education 1600 Grand Ave. St. Paul, MN 55105 (651) 696-6035 English as a Second Language Minnesota State University, Mankato Nancy Drescher Department of English, AH230 Minnesota State University, Mankato Mankato, MN 56001 http://english.mnsu.edu/tesl/teslminor.html (507) 389-5504
21 August 2015


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Hamline University

MA in ESL, K-12 ESL and Bilingual /bicultural licensure programs, certificate for teachers of adults, certificate for mainstream teachers, TEFL certificate and professional development for schools and service industries. For more information: http://www.hamline.edu/education/esl.html  
21 August 2015


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University of Wisconsin- River Falls

University of Wisconsin- River Falls Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages http://www.uwrf.edu/Graduate/TESOL.cfm Degree Options: Master of Arts Master of Arts with Initial Teaching Licensure Other Options: Additional ESL Licensure Graduate Certificate for Professional Development There are growing numbers of English language learners in west central Wisconsin, the Twin Cities, and the…
21 August 2015


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Rebeca Robles

I Made an Important Decision by Rebeca Robles, Metro North Adult Basic Education, Blaine, MN Length of time studying ESL: 9 months Current ESL Teacher: Zsuzusanna Matika My life has had important events happen where I have had to make decisions in minutes. One event that I…
21 August 2015


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Khadra Mohamed

Eid – A Special Celebration for Me by Khadra Mohamed, North Senior High School, North Saint Paul Length of time studying ESL: 2 years Current ESL Teacher: Janelle Fischler Eid is a general term for a traditional Muslim celebration.  There are two major Eid Celebrations.  One,…
21 August 2015


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Anthu Huynh

Last Moment by Anhthu Huynh, Falcon Ridge Middle School, Apple Valley, MN Length of time studying ESL: 6 years Current ESL Teacher: Jincy Vaitkunas It was the beginning of April, and I was on a plane to Vietnam to see my grandmother.  I hadn’t seen her…
21 August 2015


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Language: A Thread that Weaves Us Together

ELL/BILINGUAL AWARENESS POSTER CONTEST 2010-2011 This contest is open to anyone in the state of Minnesota who is currently an English Language Learner, kindergarten through post-secondary, including adult learners. REQUIREMENTS: The poster must reflect the theme: “Language: A Thread that Weaves Us Together.” be 11” X…
21 August 2015


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Duyen Do

Why Têt Is Important to Me by Duyen Do, Roosevelt Elementary School, Virginia, MN Length of time studying ESL: 4 ½ years Current ESL Teacher: Deb Meissner A belief or a tradition of mine that is important to my family and I is celebrating Têt. It’s…
21 August 2015


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Contests and Grants

Contests 2012-2013 Poster Contest Entries due March 30!  (This is an extended deadline!) ELL/BILINGUAL AWARENESS  POSTER CONTEST 2012-2013 This contest is open to anyone in the state of Minnesota who is currently an English Language Learner, kindergarten through post-secondary, including adult learners. REQUIREMENTS: The poster must reflect…