Does a teacher need to obtain an ESL or Bilingual endorsement in order to provide ELD instruction?

Elementary School Teacher Qualifications
All teachers in SEI Classrooms must have a valid Arizona teaching certificate (charter school teachers are exempt from this requirement). Teachers in grades K-6 must be highly qualified in elementary content as defined by the Federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

Additionally, all teachers must have a Structured English Immersion (SEI) endorsement (Provisional endorsement or full endorsement) (State Board of Education (SBE) Rules, R7-2-613.J), an English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement (Provisional endorsement or full endorsement) (SBE Rules, R7-2-613.I), or a Bilingual (BLE) endorsement (Provisional endorsement or full endorsement) (SBE   Rules, R7-2-613.H).

Middle Grades and High School Teacher Qualifications

All teachers in SEI Classrooms must have a valid Arizona teaching certificate (charter school teachers are exempt from this requirement). Teachers in grades 7-8 must be Highly Qualified in Language Arts or English as defined by the Federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001. Teachers in grades 9-12 must be Highly Qualified in English as defined by the Federal No Child Left Behind Act of 2001.

Additionally, all teachers must have a Structured English Immersion (SEI) endorsement (Provisional endorsement or full endorsement) (SBE Rules, R7-2-613.J), an English as a Second Language (ESL) endorsement (Provisional endorsement or full endorsement) (SBE Rules, R7-2-613.I), or a Bilingual (BLE) endorsement (Provisional endorsement or full endorsement) (SBE Rules, R7-2-613.H).