Express interest in opportunities to Earn Certification Extensions and Support your Multilingual Learners

Open to: All teachers.

Opportunity at a Glance: Learn more about three programs designed for teachers to earn an additional certification or extension to more effectively support their multilingual learners:

  • The Intensive Teacher Institute in Bilingual Special Education (ITI-BSE), is designed to support multilingual learners with disabilities in Bilingual Special Education classroom settings. Open to teachers holding a Students with Disabilities certification, who are seeking a Bilingual Extension.
  • The Subsidized Bilingual Extension Program (SBEP) is designed to support multilingual learners in Bilingual General Education classroom settings. This career development opportunity is open to qualified teachers who are seeking a Bilingual Extension.
  • The Clinically Rich Intensive Teacher Institute’s (CR-ITI) main initiative is to provide multilingual learners with highly qualified and certified teachers in English as a New Language and Bilingual Education classroom settings. This New York State Education Department grant offers a tuition discount towards advanced certificate programs for teachers seeking to earn an additional license.

Key dates: Application periods vary for each program.

Take action: Learn more about the eligibility requirements, then:

Express Interest

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