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

Darlene Breaux is director of special populations at HCDE. Breaux is a national trainer, former principal and special services coordinator who has served 19 years in education. She holds a bachelor’s degree from Texas Southern University and a master’s in educational management with principal certification from the University of Houston - Clear Lake, where she graduated with high honors. Her credentials include certifications in both English as a second language and special education, and she is a member of Kappa Delta Pi National Honor Society. She is active in her community as board member for the Alief YMCA.