The School of Teaching ESL closed its doors on December 31st, 2017.

However, we are happy to announce that Seattle Pacific University will be offering S-TESL's ELL and Bilingual Endorsement programs online starting this Spring.

To inquire, contact:
SPU’s Center for Professional Education


Posts by Keri Anderson

Keri Anderson completed her TESOL Certificate from the School of Teaching ESL in 2012 and teaches in an Intensive English Program in Tacoma, WA.

  • Reaching Reluctant Readers

    Reaching Reluctant Readers

    Reading can be a challenging skill to teach ESOL students.  Often, they either get it (and love it!) or they don’t. Many students come from primarily oral cultures: stories are told out […]

  • The Bear in the Classroom

    The Bear in the Classroom

    I love hiking. You never know what you’re going to see along the way!  The surprises keep the familiar paths fresh. Kind of like teaching… When I was six years old, I […]

  • Haba, Haba – Step by Step with Saudi Students

    Haba, Haba – Step by Step with Saudi Students

    “Don’t sad, Teacher.” Class was over. Minutes before, my class had been a shouting match of angry, agitated Saudi students. It was our third day together in a beginning grammar class. We […]