Teaching Academic Spanish in Grades Pre K-12 Certificate

Loyola Marymount University (LMU), in partnership with CABE, are offering a new Academic Spanish Certificate Program for teachers. This is a one year program in Spanish geared specifically for Spanish speakers and teachers in bilingual/dual language programs for the purpose of increasing their Academic Spanish language skills.

  • Admission Requirements/Prerequisite: Spanish speaking teachers or teachers in bilingual/dual language programs.
  • Requirements: Completion of four courses, 12 units total.
  • Grade Requirements: "B" or better in each class

For more information please visit LMU Extension or complete a Professional Learning Interest Form.

2018 Teaching Academic SpanishPreK-12 Certificate Program Flyer

Upcoming Course

Course 3: Academic Spanish for the Science and Math Instructional Program
September 26, 2018 - November 14, 2018


The objective of this course is to increase teachers’ abilities in the use of academic level Spanish in the science and math content areas.  Participants will become familiar with CCSS for Spanish mathematics and CA Next Generation Science Standards instruction.  Classroom-based applications include identifying quality instructional materials in Spanish and designing standards-based lessons to promote rigor and relevance in the bilingual/dual language classroom.

Successful completion of three, four (4) unit courses with a grade of "B" or better is required to earn the Certificate. Participants can earn a total of up to 12 continuing education units. Prior to course enrollment, participants should check district requirements for CEU acceptance and salary point equivalency.