What is the Bilingual Authorization?
The Bilingual Authorization is an authorization that you can add on to a Multiple Subject, Single Sugject, or Education Specialist credential. It permits you to develop students' first and second languanges in the subjects and grade levels authorized by your credential. At Cal Poly Pomona the Bilingual Authorization is available in Spanish, Mandarin, and Cantonese.
The Bilingual Authorization can be obtained concurrently with your primary credential. If you are currently obtaining a Multiple Subject, Single Subject or Education Specialist credential a you find information about the Bilingual Program for teacher candidates here.
Chinese Bilingual Authorization for teacher candidates: Information Flyer
Spanish Bilingual Authorization for teacher candidates: Information Flyer
Online orientation for Teacher Candidates (who do not yet have a credential)
If you have a valid California Credential with English Learner Authorization, and would like to add the Bilingual Authorization you can find information about the Bilingual Program for teachers here.
Chinese Bilingual Authorization for Teachers Information Flyer
Spanish Bilingual Authorization for Teachers Information Flyer
Online orientation for Teachers with valid California credentials (with EL Authorization)
Application to Teacher Education Department for teachers seeeking to add the Bilingual Authorization
Please contact Dr. Myriam Casimir, Bilingual Program Coordinator, with further questions:
Location: Building 5, Room 261
Phone: (909) 869-4776
For more information, please visit the Credential Services Office .