I want to get a teaching license in French, German or Spanish. What should I do?
What is the deadline to apply for teacher licensure?
How do I know if I am qualified to become a language teacher?
What courses are required for admission?
If I am accepted, how long will it take to complete the program?
What grade levels will I be licensed to teach?
What kinds of tests do I need to take?
What will my coursework be like?
Are there any additional requirements?
Can students select the schools in which they wish to complete their clinical experiences and student teaching?
What is the duration of student teaching?
What about native speakers of French, German or Spanish who wish to obtain teacher licensure in their first language?
Can I teach in a different state with an Illinois license?
"I enjoyed having small classes where I was able to establish a good relationship with my teachers. I also found it helpful that our clinical experience before our student teaching semester was at our student teaching placement. This helped me feel more comfortable for student teaching because I was able to become acclimated in the building and meet my cooperating teacher and the students before I had to worry about taking over as the teacher."
-Jordan Deener '15