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Hi everyone,

If you have questions about the ESL/Bilingual endorsement, I will be happy to help you. I was the Lead ESL/Bilingual Academic Advisor at NLU for the past 5 1/2 years. I now provide online professional development for CPDU credits.

Feel free to ask me any questions, for free :)

Best, Robyn
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Robyn National Louis offers their courses at a reduced tuition rate, as does the Illinois Resource Center in Arlington Heights. They run around $670.00 per course.

Also, University of Phoenix is approved via ISBE. There is a powerpoint presentation at this link: [link removed]

If you click on this link: Illinois Bilingual and ESL Cert...See More
Feb 8, 2012
HR suggestion Many HR directors will pass on anyone who has done graduate school work through University of Phoenix.

On 2/08/12, Robyn wrote: > National Louis offers their courses at a reduced tuition rate, as > does the Illinois Resource Center in Arlington Heights. They run > around $670.00 per course. > > Also, University of Phoenix i...See More
Feb 18, 2012
Robyn I don't blame them. I know that may be harsh to say, but there is a big difference from every aspect between non-profit schools and for profit schools.

On 2/18/12, HR suggestion wrote: > Many HR directors will pass on anyone who has done graduate school work > through University of Phoenix. > > > On 2/08/12, Robyn wrote: &g...See More
Feb 19, 2012
sped Do you mean outside of education? Maybe...

Typically, HR directors have little to nothing to do with hiring teachers. What typically matters is your certification, not where your degree came from.

Education is known for having a lot of fluff master's degrees, since it usually results in a pay increase. Curriculum and Instruction ...See More
Feb 23, 2012
Amy Thanks for all the feedback. Sped, I especially enjoyed your posts. I am hoping that if I choose not to get the endoresment then I would be able to move to a higher grade level, which would be fine with me. My frustration lies in the fact that I have a sped endorsement, and that I think if it is important for me to get my ESL endorsement, it is JUS...See More
Apr 23, 2012


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