Students in the BA Urban Education, Elementary Education program can add additional qualifications to their degree beyond their Professional Educators License, giving them more options and flexibility in finding a teaching job.

Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsements

The Bilingual and English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsements are for undergraduate or graduate students who are pursuing, or who have earned, an Illinois Professional Educator License. The endorsements enable students to teach in a Bilingual and/or English as a Second Language classroom.

Middle Grades (5-8) Endorsement

The College of Education offers courses that lead to a Middle School Endorsement for current undergraduate and graduate students in licensure programs.