The Bilingual Education Specialist Certificate - School Educator is designed for licensed educators or pre-service teachers wanting more expertise in teaching bilingual Spanish-English/English Spanish students. It is designed to meet the needs of students currently enrolled in a teacher licensure program at MSU Denver, and those who already hold a Colorado teaching license and wish to add a Bilingual Specialist credential.
Admission and Graduation Requirements
Students seeking to complete this Certificate must apply and be accepted to the School of Education and take courses for credit. A minimum grade for courses completed as part of the certificate will be a “C” or better. No more than 40% of the credits used to satisfy certificate requirements may be transfer credits from other institutions.
Advising and Contact Information
School of Education: CLD Co-Coordinators*
College of LAS, Department of Modern Languages: Chairperson**
College of LAS, Department of Chicana/o Studies: Chairperson***
*Lorretta Chavez (CLD) - firstname.lastname@example.org
*Peter Vigil (CLD) - email@example.com
**Maria Akrabova (MDL) - firstname.lastname@example.org
***Ramon del Castillo (CHS) - email@example.com