Project Endorsement+ CTEL Authorization & CLAD Certificate Program

CTEL Authorization & CLAD Certificate 

The CTEL Authorization & CLAD Certificate is a four-course, fully online program addressing the belief that teaching English learners requires an understanding of first and second language acquisition theories in order to provide a successful education environment. Students are required to apply for graduate admission and provide a copy of their teaching credential before beginning this program.


Theories in Language Structure and Acquisition
 EDUU 526 3
English Language and Literacy Development  EDUU 527 3
Voice, Diversity, Equity, and Social Justice
 EDUU 570 3
Content-Based Instruction and Assessment for Linguistic Minority Students: SDAIE  EDUU 528 3

 Total Credits  12


The tuition of these courses is funded by the Project Endorsement+ National Professional Development grant. The grant does not cover any additional cost such as LiveText, transcript, textbook, and portfolio review fees.

Who is eligible? 

Educators holding an active CA credential working in a CA school district. Complete the online eligibility form to enable us to determine if you are eligible to participate in this grant funded opportunity.

Online Eligibility Form
Once your eligibility form is submitted, our team will verify your employment and notify you via e-mail about the next steps. This may take 2-3 weeks.


Register Online in 3 Easy Steps

Step 1
Complete and submit the online eligibility form

Step 2
Receive your eligibility notification

Step 3
Apply for admission to the program

  • 100% Online, instructor-led
  • 4 courses total, 8 weeks per course
  • CTC Approved
  • Tuition - $0 ($2,200 value)
  • LiveText fee - $145 (one-time fee)
  • Portfolio Review - $150 (one-time fee)
  • Design curriculum to assist students with developing their listening, speaking, reading and writing skills in English.
  • Understand how culture impacts learning; appropriate bilingual methodology; and the need to use appropriate content area instruction through Specially-Designed Academic Instruction in English (SDAIE).
  • Learn the thematic multilingual pedagogy founded upon the need for students to be social and communicative in their learning.
  • Study the current approaches and strategies appropriate for content area instruction through specially-designed instruction delivered in English.

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