Sheltered English Immersion (SEI)

As part of the Rethinking Equity in the Teaching of English Language Learners (RETELL) initiative, American International College is offering several different options for Sheltered English Immersion, endorsement, graduate credits and professional development points (PDPs).

Taking an SEI course with an outside institution and purchasing graduate credits through AIC

American International College is offering the opportunity to teachers who are participants in an SEI Endorsement Course, RETELL (FULL), to purchase three (3) Graduate Level credits. This is only for those who are taking the SEI/RETELL course through their district or an Educational Collaborative. The cost is $200 and AIC does not endorse nor give the PDPs. AIC will only transcript the course for the 3 Graduate Level credits.

How to Apply

All applications to request graduate level credits must be completed, paid in full, and submitted no later than two weeks after the course has been completed.

SEI Transcript Application

Accessing Your Grade

Once your course is completed and grades have been submitted by the course instructor to AIC, you may access your grade by requesting an Official Transcript through the Registrar’s Office.

Thank you for choosing American International College!

Taking an Administrator SEI course with an outside institution and purchasing 1 (one) graduate credit through AIC

American International College is offering the opportunity to administrators who are participants in an Administrator SEI/RETELL Endorsement Course, to purchase one (1) Graduate Level credit. This is only for those who are taking the Administrator SEI/RETELL course through their district or an Educational Collaborative. The cost is $200 and AIC does not endorse nor give the PDPs. AIC will only transcript the course for 1(one) Graduate Level credit.

To apply please complete the AIC SEI Transcript Application for administrators who are participants in an Administrator SEI/RETELL Endorsement Course.

Taking a CVTE SEI course with an outside institution and purchasing graduate or undergraduate credits through AIC

American International College is offering the opportunity to CVTE (Career Vocational Technical Educators) teachers who are participants in a CVTE SEI Endorsement Course, RETELL (FULL), to purchase three (3) Graduate Level credits or three (3) Undergraduate Level credits. This is only for those who are taking the CVTE SEI/RETELL course through their district or an Educational Collaborative. The cost is $200 for both graduate and undergraduate credit and AIC does not endorse nor give the PDPs. AIC will only transcript the course for the 3 graduate or undergraduate Level credits.

How to Apply

All Applications to request credits must be completed, paid in full, and submitted no later than two weeks after the course has been completed.

AIC CVTE SEI Transcript Application

Accessing Your Grade

Once your course is completed and grades have been submitted by the course instructor to AIC, you may access your grade by requesting an Official Transcript through the Registrar’s Office.

Thank you for choosing American International College!

Taking the SEI Course through (AIC Aug 2019 course available)

Eligible candidates may take the SEI course with AIC in one of two affordable options.

  1. For SEI endorsement and professional development points (PDPs) only
  2. For SEI endorsement, PDPs, and 3 graduate level credits
Qualifications

American International College has received approval from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education to present a RETELL Endorsement course to anyone who is not enrolled in the AIC School of Education. The two qualifications for applying for this course are:

  1. The applicant must hold either a Massachusetts Initial or Professional license
  2. The applicant is not presently enrolled in any AIC Graduate program
Locations

If the minimum enrollment is met the course will be held at the three Regional Areas: Springfield, Marlborough, and Fall River (see addresses below).

American International College
1000 State Street
Springfield, MA

Marlborough High School
431 Bolton Street
Marlborough, MA

Diman Regional Vocational Technical High School
251 Stonehaven Road
Fall River, MA

Class Duration & Time Options

Class Duration

  • 36.5 Face-to-face hours
  • 8.5 online hours

total: 45 hours

Class Time Options

Marlboro
8/26 Monday
(4:30pm – 9:15pm)
9/7 Saturday
(8:00am – 12:30pm)
9/14 Saturday
(8:00am – 12:30pm)
9/21 Saturday
(8:00am – 12:30pm)
9/23 Monday
(4:30pm – 9:15pm)
9/30 Monday
(4:30pm – 9:15pm)
10/5 Saturday
(8:00am – 12:30pm)
10/26 Saturday
(8:00am – 12:30pm)
Fall River
Monday
(4:30pm – 9:15pm)
Saturday
(8:00am – 12:30pm)
August 26 September 7
September 9 September 14
September 16 September 21
September 23 September 28
September 30 October 5
October 7 October 12
October 21 October 19
October 29 October 26
Springfield
Wednesday
(4:30pm – 9:15pm)
Saturday
(8:00am – 12:30pm)
August 29 September 7
September 4 September 14
September 18 September 21
September 25 September 28
October 2 October 5
October 9 October 12
October 16 October 19
October 23 October 26

Registration
The course must have a minimum enrollment of 10 to be held and a maximum enrollment of 25; a Wait List will be created if the enrollment exceeds 25. ONCE CLASSES BEGIN, NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN! This course is not eligible for financial aid.

The Application for the course will be available May 30th, 2019, through July 18th, 2019. You will be kept informed if there are enough students to hold the class; if not, your payment will be refunded.

Registration Form

Cost

The cost for the two choices of participation are as follows:

  • Endorsement and 67.5 PDPs only – $500
  • Endorsement, 67.5 PDPs and three (3) Graduate credits – $1,317 ($439 c/h)

 

Again, ONCE CLASSES BEGIN, NO REFUNDS WILL BE GIVEN!! This course is not eligible for financial aid.

Definitions of Successful Completion

Participants will receive the SEI Endorsement upon successful completion of the course. Successful completion is defined as follows:

  • For those taking the course for Endorsement and PDPs only, participants must achieve a minimum grade of 70% (DESE regulation) to pass the course;
  • For those taking the course for Endorsement, PDPs, and three (3) Graduate credits, participants must achieve a grade of 80%/B- to be granted the credits.

Contact

If you need further assistance or have any questions, contact:

Dr. Kate Fenton
School Liaison/Director of Professional Development
Kate.fenton@aic.edu
413-654.1744

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