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In Summer 2017, licensed teachers can earn an endorsement or complete coursework applicable to an MA degree through Roosevelt’s unique summer residency programs.  Each program consists of courses that meet over consecutive weeks, Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Choose the option below that best fits your needs and schedule!

For more information, contact Angela Ryan at aryan@roosevelt.edu or 312-341-2420.

Chicago Campus Summer Residencies

Summer residencies at our Chicago Campus will take place from July 10 through July 28, 2017. Teachers can enroll in one, two or all three of the required courses. Choose from among the following programs.  For more information, contact Angela Ryan at aryan@roosevelt.edu or 312-341-2420.

  1. The Special Education LBS I Endorsement Program consists of three graduate courses focused on assessment of students with disabilities and the characteristics of learners with physical and learning disabilities. If you are a teacher employed by the Chicago Public Schools, click here to obtain cost information and to apply. All other teachers should apply here.
  2. The Bilingual/English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement Program consists of six graduate courses focused on meeting the needs of English language learners. Teachers can complete three of the required courses at our Chicago Campus through the summer residency experience. The remaining courses can be taken face-to-face in Summer 2018, or online during the 2017-2018 academic year. If you are a teacher employed by the Chicago Public Schools, click here to obtain cost information and to apply. All other teachers should apply here.
  3. The Master of Arts in Second Language Special Education (SLSE) enables teachers to apply their LBS I and ESL/Bilingual endorsement courses to an MA degree. Teachers who enroll in this program will take the three LBS I endorsement courses in Summer 2017, and then complete their degree using online courses in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 and face-to-face courses in Summer 2018.  If you are a teacher employed by the Chicago Public Schools, click here to obtain cost information and to apply. All other teachers should apply here.
  4. The MA degree in Dual Language Teacher Leadership (DLTL) prepares teachers to teach and lead in dual language programs and schools and provides a teacher leader endorsement and either an ESL or bilingual endorsement.  A new cohort will begin In Summer 2017, and will complete the first three courses within the summer residency format.  Additional courses will be delivered online in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018, and the final three courses will be delivered face-to-face in Summer 2018. If you are interested in this program, please fill out this preliminary screening form.  This cohort program is the only one of its kind in the Midwest!
Schaumburg Campus Summer Residencies

Three summer residencies will be offered at our Schaumburg Campus in 2017. For more information, contact Angela Ryan at aryan@roosevelt.edu or 312-341-2420.

  1. The Master of Arts in Reading with a concentration in Bilingual/English as a Second Language (ESL) can be started this summer within the summer residency format.  Teachers can complete three of the required Bilingual/ESL endorsement courses from June 12 through June 30. Each course meets Monday through Friday, from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. The remaining courses can be taken online in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018 and face-to-face in Summer 2018. To apply for admission, complete our application form.
  2. The Master of Arts in Reading (READ) with a Reading Specialist concentration enables teachers to add either the Reading Teacher or Reading Specialist endorsement to their Illinois teaching licenses.  Teachers can get started on this degree by completing the first two courses within the summer residency format—one of which is the intensive, five week reading practicum that takes place from June 12 through July 16.  Additional courses will be delivered online in Fall 2017 and Spring 2018, and the final three courses will be delivered face-to-face and online in Summer 2018. To apply for admission, complete our application form.
  3. The Bilingual/English as a Second Language (ESL) Endorsement Program consists of six graduate courses focused on meeting the needs of English language learners. Teachers can complete three of the required courses at our Schaumburg Campus through the summer residency experience from June 12 through June 30. The remaining courses can be taken face-to-face in Summer 2018 or online during the 2017-2018 academic year. To apply for admission, complete our application form.