SEI (Sheltered English Immersion) Teacher’s Endorsement Courses

Westfield State University is offering graduate credits to teachers taking the SEI endorsement course through their school districts.

SEI Endorsement Course

3 graduate credits

SEI Bridge Course I - Long Course

2 graduate credits

SEI Bridge Course II - Short Course

1 graduate credit


  • Please complete one of the following registration forms:
    SEI Endorsement Registration Form
    SEI Bridge Course I - Long Registration Form
    SEI Bridge Course II - Short Registration Form
  • Please send your completed registration form along with payment to: Westfield State University, Attn: Brandon Fredette / DGCE, 577 Western Avenue PO Box 1630, Westfield, MA 01085.
  • DESE now requires written authorization from each student in order for Westfield State to request their grade. Please make sure to print your name, sign, and date the written authorization at the bottom of your registration form before submitting it.
  • Students are encouraged to submit a registration form as soon as possible. Although you can still submit your registration form after your class has begun, we must receive it before your class officially ends. Submissions received after this deadline cannot be accepted.
  • Questions can be directed to Brandon Fredette at 413-572-8033 or

Cost and Payment:

  • The total cost is $125, $100, or $75, depending on course registration. This does not include the cost of a transcript (see below).
  • Payment is due at the time of registration. Your registration form will not be processed and you will not be eligible to receive credits until your payment is received.
  • Tuition waivers and vouchers are not accepted for these courses.

Withdrawal and Refund Policy:

  • Your payment for this class is non-refundable.
  • University policies surrounding withdrawals and refunds do not apply to the SEI Teacher’s Endorsement Courses due to student registration for graduate credits after the completion of the course. No refunds will be given for this course.

Grades & Transcript Requests:

Grades will be made available to students once Westfield State University receives an official grade report from the Department of Elementary and Secondary Education.

Students may request a transcript at any time, however please note your transcript may not be available until 1 week after grades have been reported to the University.

Grades will be not be available from DESE until approximately 5 weeks after the end of each SEI Endorsement course semester.  

Semester End Date WSU will request the grade on:
January 31, 2017 March 7, 2017
  • Students must receive a grade of B- (80.0%) or better in order to receive graduate credit from Westfield State University.
  • Pass/fail is not an option for this course.
  • To request a transcript, please fill out this form. Transcripts cost $2 for normal processing (2 – 4 business days), or $5 for 24-hour processing. Checks and money orders are payable to Westfield State University.
  • The address to mail your request and payment is listed on the transcript request form under "Continuing Education/Graduate Students."