• US Department of Education
    National Professional Development Grant with Framingham State University
    PROPELL: Producing Reading and Oral Proficiency in ELLs

               Framingham State University US Department of Education

    Participant Information

    Framingham State University has been awarded a US Department of Education grant which will provide full scholarships for 50 teachers/paraprofessionals from the Framingham, Milford, and Waltham school districts to earn a M.Ed., Concentration in the Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL).  22 of the 50 teachers accepted into the program are from Milford Public Schools.

    Highlights of the Program include:

    • Earn a M.Ed. in the Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL)
    • Receive a full scholarship to Framingham State University, which includes full tuition, books, comprehensive exam fee, and graduation fee
    • Attend professional Development workshops
    • Be trained to become a leader and teach workshops to non-ESL teachers, administrators, and parents of ELLs.
    • Teach workshops and earn stipends up to $300 for each workshop taught
    • Participate in this 5-year program: 4 years to earn the M.Ed. in TESL , part time, and 1 additional year to teach final workshops

    Year 1- Spring and Fall of 2018
    Participants take their first two Master’s courses, 1 per semester, (toward the M.Ed. in TESL)

    Participate in one professional development workshop, designed to improve the ability of teachers to engage parents, families, and the community. (1/2 day – 1 day)

    Year 2- Spring and Fall of 2019
    Participants take two more Master’s courses, 1 per semester, (toward the M.Ed. in TESL)

    Participate in one professional development workshop, designed to improve the ability of teachers to engage parents, families, and the community. (1/2 day – 1 day)

    Deliver 1 workshop

    Year 3- Spring and Fall of 2020
    Participants take four more Master’s courses, 2 per semester, (toward the M.Ed. in TESL)

    Participate in one professional development workshop, designed to improve the ability of teachers to engage parents, families, and the community. (1/2 day – 1 day)

    Year 4- Spring and Fall of 2021
    Participants take the final 2 Master’s courses, 1 per semester, (toward the M.Ed. in TESL)

    Participate in one professional development workshop, designed to improve the ability of teachers to engage parents, families, and the community. (1/2 day – 1 day)

    Deliver 3 workshops

    Participants take Master’s Comprehensive Exams and receive their degrees

    Year 5- Spring 2022
    Participate in one professional development workshop, designed to improve the ability of teachers to engage parents, families, and the community. (1/2 day – 1 day)

    Deliver up to 4 workshops

    Requirements Summary Table

     

    Year 1

    Year 2

    Year 3

    Year 4

    Year 5

    Master’s Courses

    2

    2

    4

    2

     

    Prof Dev Courses

    1

    1

    1

    1

    1

    Teach Workshop

     

    1

     

    3

    4

    Comp Exam / Graduate

         

    x

     

     

    FSU Degree Program Information
    M.Ed. Concentration in the Teaching of English as a Second Language (TESL)

    https://www.framingham.edu/academics/graduate-studies/graduate-degree-programs/master-of-educ-tesl/master-of-education-concentration-in-the-teaching-of-english-as-a-second-language