Co-Teaching for Multilingual Learner Success

2 Units
Credit Validation

Course Description

Credit Validation for DoDEA Participants Only

This two-credit graduate course was designed for general education teachers, ESOL teachers, administrators, and ISSs to build capacity in co-teaching models and the instructional strategies that support the academic needs of multilingual learners across content areas and grade levels.

The course will be broken down into five modules:

1) Introduction to Co-Teaching for Multilingual Learner Success

2) Co-teaching Models 1-3

3) Co-teaching Models 4-5

4) Co-teaching Models 6-7

5) Presentations – Final Application Project

Each module will include a local face-to-face session facilitated by ESOL Teacher Leaders at each complex. For school complexes in Europe without a local facilitator, a virtual teacher leader will facilitate the live sessions via MS Teams. Access to supplemental materials will be provided via the syllabus and live sessions.

Course Details

Number of Units: 2.0 graduate level extension credit(s) in semester hours

Who Should Attend: This course provides continuing education for All Teachers, Administrators, and ISSs in Europe.

Course Materials: Text, Co-teaching for English Learners: A Guide to Collaborative Planning, Instruction, Assessment, and Reflection by M.G. Dove and A. Honigsfeld available at or your local bookstore

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What You Will Learn

  • Apply the 7 Co-Teaching Models in classroom co-teaching environments advocated by Maria G. Dove and Andrea Honigsfeld
  • Evaluate co-teaching experiences with tools for professional self-reflection to improve instruction
  • Create co-teaching lesson plans collaboratively with colleagues and implement plans to support multilingual learners
  • Apply critical thinking skills to create a dynamic co-teaching experience to increase student outcomes for multilingual learners


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The University of San Diego’s Division of Professional and Continuing Education offers graduate-level extension credit for work completed in trainings, workshops, conferences, induction, credentials, and other professional development programs not offered directly by USD. Complete one of the above and a member of our division will help you earn credit for your hard work and dedication to continuing your education.

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