Degree: Graduate Certificate
Classroom Type: Online and on campus classes
Provides content-area teachers (math, science, social studies, etc.) with a foundation of teaching content for multilingual students. The certificate is also valuable to content-area coaches or administrators with a commitment to diversity and social justice, and who provide support for teachers with multilingual learners in K - 12 classrooms.
Interest Categories: Education & Counseling
Campus: CU Denver
University of Colorado Denver's Teaching for Cultural and Linguistic Diversity graduate certificate provides a foundation in understanding learning and development in multilingual learning settings. The program is designed for content-area teachers (math, science, social studies, etc.) who have multilingual learners in their classes to insure their teaching is as effective, relevant and responsive as possible. This certificate is also valuable to content-area coaches or administrators with a commitment to diversity and social justice, who provide support for teachers with multilingual learners in K-12 classrooms. The certificate is designed to equip you with the tools needed to design learning experiences and teaching strategies that support students with diverse languages, cultures and abilities in the classroom.
You can trust CU Denver to provide an education that will prepare you for excellence in your career. We have a name that is recognized for preparing leaders of excellence who value diversity and inclusion. Additionally, CU Denver’s School of Education and Human Development is counted among U.S. News & World Report’s “Best Graduate Schools,” making us one of the top education schools in the country.
This certificate is designed as a three course sequence and may be earned in one year. Courses do not need to be taken in sequence and students can begin the series with any three of the five available courses.
Recommended Completion Time:1 year
Required Credits for Completion:9
This certificate is usually offered in partnership with Denver Public Schools and Mapleton Public Schools. If you are interested in the certificate and work in a district/setting other than DPS or Mapleton, please contact the office of outreach and recruitment.