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University of Colorado, Colorado Springs: CLD Professional Development Academy

Program Description

This CLD Professional Development Academy provides teachers with expert presentations on key areas identified by the state standards, including focusing on the topics of Foundations (basic information about population, historical and legal considerations), Second Language Acquisition theory, research, and applications, Methodology and Materials for successfully working with learners of English, Literacy development and teaching strategies for learners of English, and Assessment. Participating in all five seminars meets half of the required clock hours (22.5 hours). The other half of the hours (22.5 hours) will be made available through online PD offerings.


Open to all educators



Required for Completion

Completion of five required seminars and 22.5 hours of online PD offerings.

Contact Information

Leslie Grant:; 719.255.4098