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An Education Degree at Linfield

Gennie Harris
Dr. Gennie Harris, Department Chair
geharris@linfield.edu

The Linfield Education Department is composed of passionate educators—both of children and college students. We revise our program on an ongoing basis to meet state and national standards, current “best practices” from research, and—most importantly—the needs of our Linfield students and local schools. We firmly believe in hands-on learning, and we get you out in the schools during your first year here.

If you join our team, you will be able to leave Linfield in four years with a college degree and a license to teach:

  • Early Childhood and Elementary or
  • Upper Elementary and Middle School or
  • Middle School and High School

English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Endorsement

The Linfield College Education Department has been approved for an ESOL endorsement program. You do not need to be bilingual to get your ESOL endorsement.
 
This means that you could graduate from Linfield with:

  • Your Bachelor’s Degree
  • Your Teaching License
  • Your ESOL endorsement––which will:
    • Prepare you to work with all ELL student and families in bilingual and non-bilingual settings
    • Qualify you to work as an ELL (ELD) specialist
    • Looks great on a resume and makes you more marketable

Keep reading for more information—and contact me any time!