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License Only: English as a Second Language (5-12): MA Initial License

Massachusetts Initial Licensure Program

Gain an initial license and preparation to teach English Language Learners in grades 5–12.

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Meet the Program Director

Laura Schall LeckreneLaura Schall-Leckrone is the program director for our ELL/TESOL programs. She has been a bilingual and Spanish teacher, and K-12 curriculum director in both urban and suburban public schools. Her teaching and research focus on preparing teachers to teach linguistically diverse youth, and pedagogy that promotes disciplinary and critical literacies. Read full profile »