Are You a Certified Elementary School Teacher Seeking a Bilingual Education Credential?
At the Bilingual Education Summer Institute, you will receive quality instruction in a supportive environment to prepare for the Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test (BTLPT).
take two courses taught in Spanish
prepare to take the Bilingual Target Proficiency Test
receive intensive practice in using Spanish for classroom instruction
augment your competencies in biliteracy and issues of social justice.
Both courses are pass/fail.
Elementary School Subjects – Social Studies
Elementary School Subjects – Language Arts
Tuition is $800 and includes enrollment in both courses, test prep workshops, and UT ID and library system cards.
Bilingual Education stipend in most districts across Texas
CPE credit up to 90 credits (45 per course)
Engagement in exemplary practices and current research
Increase Spanish language fluency
What Graduates of Our Program Say
“Through the bilingual/bicultural education program and the rich experiences in the use of the Spanish language, my connection to my students and their families grew. I became more aware of culturally and linguistically necessary pedagogies that authentically reflect the identities and experiences of those we serve.”
“The graduate program at UT Austin has given me a much deeper understanding of my students’ and their parents’ culture, language, and life experiences.”