Reading Specialist Endorsement - Required Coursework

DEGREE PLAN FOR READING SPECIALIST, Grades K-12
24 Graduate credits
REQUIRED COURSESCOURSE TITLETERM OFFEREDCREDITS
EDUC 600Foundations of Literacy DevelopmentFall3
EDUC 685Assessing, Evaluating, and Instructing At-Risk and Struggling ReadersFall3
EDUC 687School-Wide Comprehensive Literacy and Program DevelopmentFall 3
EDUC 602Literacy Assessment and Informed InstructionFall3
EDUC 601Methods and Strategies of Effective Reading InstructionSpring3
EDUC 684Materials and Motivation for ReadingSpring2
EDUC 686Literacy Coaching and MonitoringSpring2
EDUC 689Reading Specialist InternshipFall, Spring3
 Total Required Course Credits 21
ELECTIVE COURSESTake three credits from the following:  
EDUC 606Reading in the Content AreaFall3
EDUC 608 Methods and Strategies for Effective Writing Instruction (for Elementary teachers)Spring3
EDUC 624Managing to Differentiate (for Secondary teachers)Spring3
EDUC 620Engaging Diverse LearnersSpring3
 Total Elective Course Credits 3
 TOTAL CREDITS 24
 OTHER REQUIREMENTS FOR ENDORSEMENT  
 (1) Hold and Initial or Professional Teaching License  
 (2) Three or more years of teaching experience appropriate to the endorsement sought.  
 (3) Pass the Reading Specialist Assessment  

Coursework may be completed in 1-5 years.  Click here for tuition.