Program Overview

Rider’s Bilingual Endorsement program is for those educators already certified in another specialization. The bilingual program introduces future educators to the different laws, programs and approaches in the classroom that use the ELL's native language as a resource for instruction.

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Certificates and Endorsements Explained

Initial teaching certification is the first step while additional certifications, endorsements and degrees add qualifications to an existing license.


Maria Villalobos-Buehner

Professor of Spanish, Department Chair

Languages, Literatures and Cultures

Fine Arts 354

mvillalobos [at]


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