Post-Baccalaureate Certificate Program for Initial Teacher License for Reading Specialist
Reading Graduate Coordinator: Heidi Wojcik
- A teaching license at the Initial or Professional level.
- A foundation course in reading, taken as an undergraduate or graduate, or significant experience in teaching reading.
- A course in human, child, or adolescent development at the undergraduate or graduate level.
- For candidates who obtained licensure prior to the MTEL requirement, a passing score on the Communication and Literacy test.
The Initial Licensure Program Requirements
This program leading to an initial licensure for reading specialist is designed for candidates who have both a minimum of an initial teaching license in another field other than reading and are seeking an initial license as a reading specialist. It is a 31 credit, non-degree program. It consists of 25 credits of course work and a 6 credit practicum or practicum equivalent. Candidates must pass the Reading Specialist MTEL before registering for the practicum.
The courses are:
|ED-911||Advanced Foundations of Literacy||3|
|ED-918||Reading As Language: Teaching Literacy to English Language Learners||3|
|ED-979||Technology and Literacy in the Classroom||3|
|ED-914||Teaching and Learning Literacy Across Multiple Disciplines||3|
|ER-903||Teaching Writing to Striving Readers||3|
|EE-915||Detection and Remediation of Early Reading Difficulties||3|
|ED-917||Diagnosis, Analysis, and Remediation of Reading Difficulties in the Middle and Upper Grades||3|
|ED-915||Leadership in Literacy: Consultation, Administration and Supervision||3|
|ER-951||Reading Practicum I||3|
|ER-952||Reading Practicum II||3|