See the following new DESE memo from Paul J. Aguiar, the director of the DESE Office of English Language Acquisition and Academic Achievement:
Spring registration for SEI Endorsement courses has been extended toJanuary 15, 2015. The last day to withdraw without penalty has also been extended to January 15. Reminder, participants must meet all eligibility requirements at the time of the SEI Endorsement course. The eligibility requirements are as follows:
1. Must be a core academic teacher:
NOTE: Instructional coaches who have access to ELLs may also register for the course.
2. Must currently be teaching in a classroom
3. Must have at least one ELL enrolled in one or more courses being taught. Teachers with former ELLs are not eligible. Teachers who are on leave or otherwise not in a classroom setting are not eligible.