The minor in ESL prepares students to teach English as a second language within the U.S. or abroad. Students in elementary and secondary education programs must fulfill the requirements for the ESL education minor. Students interested in teaching abroad or in programs such as community education, literacy, or church outreach should fulfill the requirements for the non-education minor.
Leanne Doornbos Nagel
ESL Instructor, Academic Counselor
Director of Graduate Studies in Education
Professor of Education
Director, Kuyers Institute for Christian Teaching and Learning
Department of Teacher Education
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Interested in teaching? You can gain certification in English as a Second Language as a:
- English as a second language Minor to teach at the Elementary, secondary level - see program requirements
Calvin's teacher education program also contains education-specific course requirements that you must complete prior to certification. See course requirements for:
Professor Robert Keeley talks about the education program.