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Division of Continuing and Global Education

LEE 137 - Language Minority Students in the Secondary Classroom

Bilingual Auth Prog

This class section is not open to current degree- or credential-seeking Fresno State students admitted in Spring 2024 or earlier.

Course taught in Spanish, focuses on literacy and advanced Spanish in bilingual education. Part of 3-course pathway to complete the Bilingual Program. Students must have passed lower division Spanish courses, such as Spanish 4A & 4B or passed language assessment. Advanced Spanish writing, reading, listening & speaking, needs of bilingual children, history of language policy, and how to create a multimodal literacy unit using bilingual children's texts.

Josefa Bustos Pelayo

Josie Bustos Pelayo has been an educator for the past 26 years. She is currently an Instructional Coach in English Language Development for Hanford Elementary School District and is a part time Adjunct Faculty for California State University, Fresno in the Department of Literacy, Early, Bilingual and Special Education (LEBSE). Focusing on culturally and linguistically relevant pedagogy, STEAM, dual immersion, second language acquisition, and ethnic studies. Ms. Bustos has a Bachelor in Spanish Literature, with a minor in Education from the University California Santa Cruz, a Master’s in Multilingual-Multicultural Education from California State University, Fresno.
Important Dates and Deadlines - LEE 137 Bilingual Authorization Program
Date Deadline
Enrollment Deadline 06/19/2024
Payment Deadline 06/12/2024*
Census Date 06/24/2024
Drop Deadline - 100% Refund 06/16/2024
Drop Deadline - 65% Refund 06/22/2024

*Students enrolling after the payment deadline must pay within 24 hours of registration.


June 17 - July 12, 2024


10:00am - 12:50pm, Monday - Thursday


Digital Campus, Synchronous via Zoom




3 units

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For enrollment, please contact Dr. Imelda Basurto at or Dr. Lindsay Meeker at