This book will be written to address the Texas certification exam (TExES) for English as a Second Language (ESL) educators. Regardless of degree, grade point average, or experience, a person cannot receive ESL certification without passing a TExES examination, thus there is intense pressure on the student to pass. There are actually three ESL TExES Exams. These are #193 (Generalist EC – 6), #120 (Generalist 4 – 8), and #154 (ESL Supplemental). This book will cover them all, which makes it marketable on a larger scale. The author has years of experience in TExES test development and in providing popular, successful, and inspiring TExES preparation seminars at multiple universities and training sites around the state. The student developmental concepts upon which TExES is constructed will be written in a down-to-earth manner utilizing real life stories for practical application and will allow the reader to connect theory with actual practice.

Serving as an Advocate and Facilitator for ESL Students and Their Families

Serving as an Advocate and Facilitator for ESL Students and Their Families

Serving as an advocate and facilitator for ESL students and their families

DOMAIN III: Foundations of ESL Education, Cultural Awareness, and Family and Community Involvement

DOMAIN KEY CONCEPTS: Foundations, Research, and Types of ESL Programs, an Effective Multicultural and Multilingual Learning Environment, and Serving as an Advocate for ESL Students and Their Families Through Community Involvement.


The ESL teacher knows how to serve as an advocate for ESL students and facilitate family and community involvement in their education.

In my heart, this last Competency, 010, is my favorite. To everyone who knows me, you know how extremely strong I feel that it is our responsibility as educators to be an advocate for all students and ...

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