English as a Second Language Add-on - Online and Distance Education

English as a Second Language Add-on



The ESL add-on licensure will provide you with the skills needed to better meet the needs of your English language learners. It may also open up opportunities for you to teach ESL. 

The need for ESL teachers in North Carolina continues to grow. 

Use the skills learned in our courses to: 

  • Plan lessons that capitalize on the unique experiences and backgrounds of your students. 
  • Instruct students in reading, writing, and speaking in English. 
  • Help students master difficult pronunciation.
  • Learn English grammar and how to teach it to students. 
  • Serve as advocates for English language learners and their families. 

The Online English as a Second Language Add-on Licensure Program is designed specifically for licensed teachers.

Common employers include but are not limited to:

  • North Carolina Public Schools
  • Private and parochial schools
  • DaDa Online English as a Second Language
  • Qkids
  • EF English First

Job Titles

ESL teachers are in demand. Graduates of this program typically seek add-on ESL licensure and find employment in the field of education with the following titles:


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