Meeting the Needs of Diverse Students

The Linguistically Diverse Learner (LDL) certificate program gives classroom teachers the assistance and experience to begin to meet the needs of culturally and linguistically diverse students.
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Linguistically Diverse Learner Academic Certificate

Degree Overview

The Linguistically Diverse Learner Academic Certificate is designed for educators looking to complement their current teaching license and upgrade their skills and credentials in order to meet the needs of all students in their classrooms, including culturally and linguistically diverse students. The Academic Certificate may be completed independently, and is noted on the transcript. All 12 semester hours must be completed at Regis.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Emphasis on foundational methods of instruction for CLD learners 
  • Highlights current, effective and research-based teaching strategies for CLD educators 
  • Explores and assesses information concerning first and second language acquisition theory
  • Designs differentiated assessment based on language proficiency level
  • High-quality instruction by practicing educators
  • Classes held evenings, Saturdays and summer intensives
  • verse students.

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Program Requirements

Listed below are the degree requirements for completion of the Linguistically Diverse Learner Academic Certificate.

Please note that recent course requirement updates might not be listed and you should contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 303.458.4126.

Regis Linguistically Diverse Education Academic Certificate (12 semester hours)
MAE 665H Foundations of Education for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Educators (3 SH)
MAE 665G Linguistics I: Language Acquisition (3 SH)
MAE 665E Teaching Strategies for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Educators (3 SH)
MAE 665I Assessment for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education (3 SH)

How to Apply

Take the next step in receiving a values-based education at Regis by visiting the Master of Arts in Education admissions page to learn more about application deadlines, checklists and requirements.