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Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Plan Core Subjects EC-6 ESL Supplemental

Respond Effectively to the Needs of Non-Native English Speaking Students

Significantly improve the lives of students struggling to learn English by obtaining a Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification in Core Subjects EC-6 with ESL Supplement from University of Houston-Clear Lake. Often, ESL students are too intimidated to participate fully in the classroom, and the insightful communication and management skills you have acquired from your previous profession could make the difference for a child struggling to learn English. The skills and life experience you bring to your classroom, combined with the instruction you'll receive from dedicated faculty will ensure that all non-native students you teach will become fully proficient in English.

Help All Students Become Full Participants in School

In UHCL's College of Education, your coursework will equip you to teach all core subjects in an elementary or middle school classroom who can address the gap that currently exists for ESL students. More than 10 percent of public school students are identified as English Language Learners, and of those, 71 percent are native Spanish speakers. Your coursework will prepare you for certification and to become an effective, creative classroom teacher with the ability to inspire culturally diverse students to acquire the language skills they need to make progress in all aspects of their education and their life.

Although it is not necessary for students holding at least a bachelor's degree and seeking initial teacher certification to pursue a second bachelor's degree, those who wish to do so must meet the university's lower-level requirements in addition to the requirements for both teacher certification and the second degree, unless such requirements were met through the completion of the first bachelor's degree. These lower-level requirements are described in the Core section of the catalog. 

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Admission Requirements

UHCL’s College of Education would love to have you join us. Find out today what it takes to apply.


Degree Requirements

Ready to learn about the classes you need to take to earn your degree from the College of Education at University of Houston-Clear Lake? Find out all you need to know about the required course work, complete with options for electives.

Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Plan Core Subjects EC-6 ESL Supplemental


Cost Information

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Deadlines for Applying

  • Transfer Deadlines
  • Summer 2024
    Priority - May 1
    Summer I Final - May 22
    Summer II Final - June 28
  • Fall 2024
    Priority - August 1
    Final - August 12
    Returning UHCL Students - August 14
  • Spring 2025
    Priority - December 1
    Final - January 6
    Returning UHCL Students - January 8

  • International Deadlines
  • Fall

    Priority Deadline - May 1
    Extended Deadline - June 1

  • Spring

    Deadline - October 1

  • Summer*

    Deadline - April 1

For more information regarding deferring your application, please visit Deferring International Admission.

Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline

*International freshmen applicants will not be accepted for Summer semester.


Locations

University of Houston-Clear Lake

University of Houston-Clear Lake

2700 Bay Area Blvd
Houston, TX 77058
Phone: 281-283-7600

About UHCL

UH-Clear Lake at Pearland

UH-Clear Lake at Pearland

1200 Pearland Pkwy
Pearland, Texas 77581
Phone: 281-212-1700

Since 2010, University of Houston-Clear Lake at Pearland has proudly served as an upper-level institution serving juniors, seniors, and graduate students in fields like business and behavioral science.

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Accreditations and Distinctions

The College of Education is accredited by the Texas State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC).

We've earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.


Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Plan Core Subjects EC-6 ESL Supplemental Faculty

Elizabeth Beavers
Elizabeth Beavers

Elizabeth Beavers

Program Director and Associate Professor of Special Education,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3513
Email: BeaversEA@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite B1325

Elizabeth Beavers Faculty Bio

Sue Brown
Suzanne Brown

Suzanne Brown

Department Chair and Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3536
Email: browns@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1119

Suzanne Brown Faculty Bio

Kent Divoll
Kent Divoll

Kent Divoll

Doctoral Program Director and Associate Professor of Curriculum and Instruction,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3634
Email: divoll@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1119

Kent Divoll Faculty Bio

Michelle Giles
Michelle Giles

Michelle Giles

Program Director and Associate Professor of Instructional Design and Technology,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3516
Email: giles@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1321

Michelle Giles Faculty Bio

Lisa Jones
Lisa Jones

Lisa Jones

Professor of Counseling, Special Education, and Diversity,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3551
Email: jonesl@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1325

Lisa Jones Faculty Bio

Robert Jones
Robert Jones

Robert Jones

Professor of Education,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3562
Email: jonesr@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1111

Robert Jones Faculty Bio

Roberta Raymond

Roberta Raymond

Program Director and Associate Professor of Literacy, Language Arts, and Literature Studies Program,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3593
Email: raymond@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1325

Roberta Raymond Faculty Bio

Randy Seevers
Randy Seevers

Randy L. Seevers

Department Chair and Associate Professor of Counseling, Special Education, and Diversity,
Education

Contact number: 281- 283-3534
Email: seevers@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1321

Randy L. Seevers Faculty Bio

Paul Wagner
Paul Wagner

Paul Wagner

Professor, Leadership and Educational Psychology,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3571
Email: wagner@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1119

Paul Wagner Faculty Bio

Carol Waters
Carol Waters

Carol Waters

Assistant Professor, STEM,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3503
Email: WatersC@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou 1119

Carol Waters Faculty Bio

Laurie Weaver
Laurie Weaver

Laurie Weaver

Program Director and Professor of Studies in Language and Culture,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3584
Email: weaver@uhcl.edu
Office: Bayou Suite 1325

Laurie Weaver Faculty Bio

Omah Williams-Duncan
Omah Williams-Duncan

Omah M. Williams-Duncan

Associate Professor of Teacher Education - STEM Emphasis,
Education

Contact number: 281-283-3547
Email: duncano@uhcl.edu
Office: B1119-4

Omah M. Williams-Duncan Faculty Bio