Meet the Diverse Needs of Your Students

Regis' Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement program is designed to provide comprehensive training for teachers in the process of literacy learning and teaching across the content areas as it applies to the culturally and linguistically diverse learner. Regis' Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement is a Colorado Department of Education (CDE) state approved added licensure endorsement program. It is designed to provide comprehensive training for teachers in the process of literacy learning and teaching across the content areas as it applies to the culturally and linguistically diverse learner.
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Culturally & Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement

Degree Overview

The Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement is a Colorado state approved program that qualifies a licensed teacher to address the unique needs of culturally and linguistically diverse learners. This Colorado Department of Education added licensure endorsement enables the candidate to work as a specialist in the CLDE field throughout Colorado and many other states.

PROGRAM HIGHLIGHTS

  • Approved Colorado Department of Education program for Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement
  • Emphasis on reflective practice and application 
  • Literacy skills focus on differentiation for CLD learners
  • Integration of cultural competence in work with parents and communities
  • Focus on social justice
  • High-quality instruction by practicing educators
  • Classes held evenings, Saturdays and summer intensives
  • Students successfully completing the MAE CLDE Endorsement program do not need to take a Colorado Department of Education PLACE exam.

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.

Program Requirements

Listed below are the degree requirements for completion of the Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement. Please note that recent course requirement updates might not be listed and you should contact the Office of Enrollment Services at 303.458.4126.

Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Education Endorsement (19 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)
MAE 605M
Multicultural Perspectives (2 SH)
MAE 665P
Literacy for Linguistically Diverse Education (3 SH)
MAE 665R
Linguistics II: Form and Function (2 SH)
MAE 699B Culminating Academic Program Review (0 SH)