ESOL: Culture Issues for Teaching ESOL (SD220112)
Credits: 5 PLUs / Tuition: $350 / Additional Fee for Non NEGA RESA: $25.00
Status: DISPLAY / Maximum Size: 20
Instructor: Shannon Hammond
Date: 11/12/2019 thru 2/7/2020 Time: 4:30 PM - 7:30 PM
Location: - Barrow County PDC Winder, GA (Click for Driving Directions)
Registration Deadline: 11/10/2019


Class Notes
The ESOL Endorsement is a HYBRID Cohort meeting online with three in-class meetings per class. Below are the dates and times for the Culture Issues Class:


Meeting 1: 12/5 4:30 - 7:30

Meeting 2:  1/09/2020  4:30 - 7:30

Meeting 3:  1/30  4:30 - 7:30 

Course Description

To participate in this course

participant must be enrolled in the ESOL Endorsement program.

The program consists of three courses:

  • Cultural Issues in Teaching ESOL,
  • Methods & Materials for Teaching ESOL, and
  • Applied Linguistics for Teaching ESOL.

Each course consists of 50 total contact hours (5 SDUs). Participants must complete and pass all three courses to receive the ESOL Endorsement.

Registration Requirements

To register for the ESOL Endorsement Program, all registrations must include the following:

  • ESOL Endorsement Application Form
  • Memorandum of Agreement
  • Written recommendation of current principal or other appropriate supervisor in the employing system;
  • Written statement of personal and professional characteristics that would indicate the likelihood of being successful in the work of an ESOL teacher;
  • Valid clear, renewable Georgia teaching certificate; and
  • Copy of college transcript.

All paperwork must be signed by school principal and system staff development coordinator. For additional registration information contact Brenda Mercer at


Display only, see notes above.