Start Date :

8/14/2018 - 06.30 PM

   End Date :

8/14/2018 - 08.00 PM

   Location :

UCSC Silicon Valley Extension, 3175 Bowers Ave., Santa Clara

   Instructors :

Jessie Gillespie, Instructor/Chair, TESOL Certificate Program

   Cost :


Teach English as a second language.

This free evening event provides a comprehensive overview of the UCSC Extension TESOL Education certificate program for new and returning students. Attendees have the opportunity to network with fellow students and discuss career options for educators in various fields. This certificate is not intended to meet requirements of adult vocational credentials issued by the State of California. For information, consult the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing at 

TESOL program chair and instructor, will be happy to answer your questions, along with Education department staff who can talk to you about recommend course sequences.

Presenter: Jessie Gillispie

JESSE GILLISPIE, Ph.D., has a doctorate in Education with an emphasis in Applied Linguistics and Language in Social Interaction. She has written about and conducted research on the relationship between language, identity and learning. Gillispie has worked with a diverse group of English Language Learners from elementary students to postdoctoral researchers. She has presented her work at numerous conferences including ethnography forums, the American Anthropological Association, the American Educational Research Association, and the American Association of Applied Linguistics. Her publications and conference presentations span topics covering identity development and second language learning, teaching and learning in everyday classroom interaction, and the role of classroom management in student success and identity development. A native Northern Californian, Gillispie lived in Germany and France before settling in the Bay Area.

Additional Info :

Have more questions about individual Clinical TESOL courses? Connect with our Outreach Team, (408) 861-3860 or

No fee to attend, but please sign up so we know you're coming.