Cross-cultural Language and Academic Development (CLAD) Certificate
PLNU currently offers a California Commission on Teacher Credentialing certificate for Cross-Cultural Language and Academic Development (CLAD) for teachers who need that certification to teach English learners in California public schools. The PLNU program consists of four 3 unit courses.
Language Acquisition and Diverse Populations (3 units)
School Communities in a Pluralistic Society (3 units)
Teaching Strategies for English Learners (3 units)
Bilingual Education and Specially Designed Academic Instruction in English (3 units)
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
Each one of the PLNU School of Education Regional Centers has a program coordinator that is available to answer questions about curriculum. In addition, a graduate enrollment counselor is available to answer questions about the admissions process, application deadlines and materials.
Dr. Paula Blocker