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Preparing Your ESL Licensure Program for NCATE/CAEP Review Virtual Seminar


Dr. Diane Staehr-Fenner, TESOL/NCATE Program Coordinator


Tuesday, 22 October 2013
2:30 – 4:00 pm EDT
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Who Should Attend?

Faculty and staff of ESL teacher liscensure programs in the United States.


Deadline: 17 October 2013 Cost: US$99 per institution

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More About This Seminar

Is your ESL teacher education program preparing for recognition by the National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education/Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (NCATE/CAEP)? This interactive webinar will present an overview of the recently revised TESOL/NCATE P-12 Teacher Education Standards and help guide you through the process of preparing a TESOL program report for NCATE review.


  • Information and overview of the P–12 ESL Program Standards
  • Preparing the program report (e.g., time lines, data collection, evidence, institutional responsibilities)
  • Program report review process
  • Suggestions for collecting and presenting performance evidence (e.g., measuring standards)
  • Questions and answers

Resources Provided

  • TESOL’s guidelines for institutions
  • TESOL/NCATE P-12 Teacher Education Standards
  • PowerPoint presentation

About the Presenter

Dr. Diane Staehr-Fenner, TESOL/NCATE program coordinator, oversees the application of TESOL’s P-12 standards for teacher education in TESOL teacher education programs throughout the United States. A trilingual educator and researcher with nearly two decades of experience in the instruction, assessment, and support of English language learners (ELLs), Dr. Staehr Fenner's interests lie in student achievement of ELLs, including ELLs with disabilities, and in improving teacher education and professional development for those who teach ELLs in K-12 classrooms. She is the co-author of Preparing Effective Teachers of English Language Learners, a new volume that applies the TESOL Professional Teaching Standards for ESL teacher education program development, NCATE accreditation, and professional development purposes.