Bilingual ESL


Available bilingual/ESL training topics include (not limited to):

  • Bilingual/ESL Educator Professional Development
  • Bilingual education /dual language programs (one-way/two-way)
  • English as a second language and English language learners in general education settings
  • Gifted and talented for linguistically and culturally diverse populations
  • Sheltered instruction
  • Dual language instructional strategies
  • Literacy and biliteracy methodologies and strategies
  • TEXES certification test preparation for ESL, bilingual proficiency/ supplemental test preparation
  • ESL 154 supplemental
  • Bilingual 164 supplemental and Bilingual Target Language Proficiency Test (BTLPT)


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Brenda Arteaga, Ed.D., Director of Special Populations
Phone: 713-696-1315

Brenda Arteaga is the curriculum director for special populations at HCDE. Arteaga is a 24-year veteran educator who most recently served as superintendent of schools and assistant superintendent for academics and operations at Southwest Schools in Houston. She holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Houston Central with specialties in interdisciplinary studies and an emphasis in reading and Spanish. She also holds certifications in bilingual/ESL and self-contained classrooms. She gained her master’s degree from St. Thomas University and a doctorate in professional learning from University of Houston.