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SEI 45 Hour Endorsements
preparing teachers for Arizona's diverse classrooms

45 Hour Provisional Endorsement
Location: Online
Price: $195 (plus cost of textbook)

45 Hour Completion Endorsement
Location: Online
$195 (plus cost of textbook)

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Provisional Endorsement
This session provides the initial 45 hours for Provisional Endorsement. Training covers SEI strategies and methodologies for teaching English language learners. Focus on practical ideas and classroom activities for promoting the acquisition of reading, writing, listening, and verbal skills for K-12 English learners. You will learn how to use the English Language Plan standards to plan, deliver, and evaluate instruction as well as how to analyze data, apply the learned information from the data, and how to use formal and informal assessments. You must have 100% completion of assignments before the end of the session to receive Endorsement.

Required Textbook:
Fifty Strategies for Teaching English Language Learners
Edition: 4th Edition
Publisher: Pearson
ISBN-10: 0132487500
ISBN-13: 978-0132487504
Completion Endorsement
Do you need the advanced Structured English Immersion (SEI) training to receive your full SEI endorsement?  This workshop will provide you the additional 45 hours of SEI training beyond the initial 45 hours you have already completed in your Provisional SEI Endorsement training.  This is an opportunity for you to complete the course at your own pace and from your own place. The training is designed to provide you with the latest, state of the art instructional methodology for working with English language learners at any level. You must have 100% completion of assignments before the end of the session to receive Endorsement.

Required Textbook:
Making Content Comprehensible for English Learners: The SIOP Model
Edition: 4th Edition with
PDToolkit access
ISBN-10: 0-13-268972-3
ISBN-13: 978-0-13-268972-4

meet the team
Dr. Conrado Gomez was born in San Miguelito, Sonora, Mexico in 1945. In the mid-1960's the Gomez family migrated to Tucson, Arizona, where Dr. Gomez earned his bachelor's and master's degrees from the University of Arizona. In 1997, Gomez earned his doctorate from Northern Arizona University.  Gomez was an elementary bilingual teacher and a special education teacher for eight years. He became principal of the Davis Bilingual Learning Center, a magnet school in Tucson, in 1981. In 1989, he was appointed principal of Roskruge Elementary and Bilingual Middle Magnet School from which he retired in 2000.  Gomez served in the Army Reserve for 20 years and retired with the grade of major in 1991. He has been with ASU since 2001.
Conrado Gomez
Dr.Giovanna Grijalva earned her doctorate degree in education administration and policy from Arizona State University in 2009. She has served as an elementary and middle school bilingual/ESL teacher and has worked as a high school director for ESL programs. 

Grijalva is currently a lecturer in the Mary Lou Fulton Teachers College, where she teaches ESL Methods and Structured English Immersion to pre-service teachers. Her research focuses on policies affecting English language learners and implementation of language policy.

 Giovanna Grijalva

Additional SEI Information

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to visit the Certification homepage for the Arizona Department of Education for more information about SEI requirements and read the SEI Fast Facts.

SEI sessions award state-approved SEI endorsements only. ASU academic credit is not awarded for completion.