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ESL Certification

ESL Certification

TExES English as a Second Language (ESL) Supplemental #154 Preparation Manual - This manual is intended to equip Texas educators who desire to increase capacity in their districts and to enhance their existing ESL programs beyond minimum state requirements.

ESL Certification Training – Welcome to the ESL Certification Course, provided by the Texas Education Agency (TEA). The purpose of this online course is to provide supplemental training on Domain I, II and III of the TExES (ESL) Supplemental #154 exam. This online course will review in context the significance of ESL education in public schools in Texas, explain the historical background across the United States, and specifically define terminology within each competency’s descriptive statements or components. The preparation course is free to Texas educators seeking ESL certification in order to build capacity in their Local Education Agency (LEA).



Region 5 ESC will provide a 2-day training

  • To prepare participants to be effective teachers of English learners
  • To inform participants of State and Federal requirements regarding the education of ELs in Texas public schools
  • To prepare participants to serve in leadership roles in schools regarding BIL/ESL programs and the education of students served by these programs
  • To prepare participants to pass the State ESL certification exam

Note: Please check the Region 5 workshop calendar for details.




Stacey Dorton
Program Assistant
(409) 951-1742

Jennifer Smith
Program Coordinator
(409) 951-1719