What is the Bilingual Authorization?
The Bilingual Authorization is an authorization that you can add on to a Multiple Subject, Single Subject, or Education Specialist credential. It permits you to develop students' first and second languages in the subjects and grade levels authorized by your credential. At Cal Poly Pomona the Bilingual Authorization is available in Spanish, Mandarin, and Cantonese.
Bilingual Authorization for Teacher Candidates
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 (PDF) Information Flyer
Spanish Bilingual Authorization for teacher candidates (PDF) Information Flyer
Online orientation for Teacher Candidates (who do not yet have a credential)
Bilingual Authorization for teachers holding a valid California 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 (PDF) Information Flyer
Spanish Bilingual Authorization for Teachers (PDF) Information Flyer
Online orientation for Teachers with valid California credentials (with EL Authorization)
Please contact Dr. Myriam Casimir, Bilingual Program Coordinator, with further questions:
Location: Building 94, Room 289
Phone: (909) 869-4776
For more information, please visit the Credential Services Office.