Course Description

This class expects participants to demonstrate leadership potential via the creation of three independent research projects, which are intended for designated professional audiences. Topics include history and legal issues of ELL programs in Washington State, advocacy for ELL students, their families, and community, and support for colleagues and administrators, including research and resources pertaining to language acquisition versus language disorder, gifted and talented, and special education needs of English Language Learners. 

Learner Outcomes

By the end of the course, students will be able to advocate for English Language Learners, support those who work with ELL students, and present information to those both inside and outside the field of TESOL about ELL history and issues.


This course meets requirements for the WA State ELL Endorsement (Area Five: Professional Leadership.)


ELT 5530, 5532, 5536, (5537 or 5538), 5542, and 5545
Thank you for your interest in this course. No offerings are available at this time.
Required fields are indicated by .