2018 Registration Now Open for UCLA Summer Intensive for Bilingual Teachers

Program Dates: June 25 - August 17, 2018
Face-to-Face Intensive: July 16 - July 27

Step 1:


After Pre-Regsistration is complete you will be contacted by a program instructor who will conduct an over-the-phone language evaluation.  

Step 2:

Once the language evaluation is successfully completed, please REGISTER ONLINE for for the following three Education courses through the UCLA Summer Sessions website: 

413A. Language and Culture: Mandarin | Language and Culture: Spanish (2 units): Focus on language of emphasis for bilingual teachers. Practice in listening, reading, speaking, and writing competencies required for bilingual classrooms. Assessment made at end of course to determine proficiency of Bilingual Authorization Program candidates.

413B. Methodology for Mandarin Language Instruction in a Bilingual Setting | Methodology for Spanish Language Instruction in a Bilingal Setting (2 units): Consideration of models for developing cultural and language skills of home speakers of language of emphasis; practice in use of activities to develop student ability to use language for real-world and academic purposes in culturally appropriate ways. Consideration of models for teaching academic content in primary language for delivery of core curriculum to bilingual students.

413C. Culture of Emphasis: Chinese in California | Culture of Emphasis: Spanish in California (2 units): Discussion of commonalities of culture of emphasis in its home country or countries; major historical periods and events; values, belief systems, and expectations; migration and immigration; historical and contemporary demography. Letter grading.*Language proficiency must be proven through personal interview and the successful passing of Test III of California CSET LOTE examination.

The UCLA Summer Intensive for Bilingual Teachers (SIBT) is an approved California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CTC) program that gives K-12 educators the opportunity to earn a Bilingual Authorization in Mandarin or Spanish. Led by faculty from UCLA's Center X in the Graduate School of Education & Information Studies and experts in K-12 language teacher training, this intensive enables in-service teachers to complete the requirements for the Bilingual Authorization over the summer. The SIBT program consists of three UCLA graduate-level courses, of which coursework includes classroom observation and a teaching practicum. Students are required to enroll in all three courses. Enrollment in individual courses is not permitted.

Click here for more information: http://www.confucius.ucla.edu/program/ucla-summer-intensive-bilingual-teachers