What are the Requirements to be a Dual Immersion Teacher?
To teach in a dual language immersion program a teacher must have the following:
- Current Utah Educator License
- World Language Endorsement. This involves passing the Language Content Knowledge Praxis Test and have an oral proficiency interview, OPI , rating of Advanced Mid.
- Dual Immersion Endorsement. Teachers must obtain this endorsement within 2 years of teaching. There are multiple methods for obtaining the endorsement. Teachers much demonstrate an oral proficiency level of Advanced-Mid to obtain this endorsement. More information is available from the Utah Board of Education.
Teacher Recruiting and Requirements
If you are a teacher that speaks one of WCSD Dual Language Immersion languages fluently and you are interested in learning more about this program, please contact the WCSD Dual Language Immersion Coordinator, Marybeth Fuller at 435-673-3553 x5183.