Reading Specialist, Certification Only
Track 3: Reading Specialist Teacher Certification Only
Track 3 is for students who hold a Master’s degree from another education area, a standard teaching certificate, and two years of teaching at a public or accredited private school and are only seeking Reading Specialist and/or Master Reading Teacher Certification to add to their Master’s degree from another education area (e.g., Special Education, Bilingual, Early Childhood, or School Leadership/Administration). These students do not wish to pursue a Master’s of Science in Reading degree. These students will complete the following:
- 21 hours of Reading courses on Track 3-degree plan,
- 160 hours of clinical practicum and internship in literacy, and
- 135 minutes of faculty observations of the graduate student.
Track 3 Requirements: Reading Specialist Teacher Certification Only
Background requirements: Master’s degree in another education discipline, standard teaching certificate and, if taking the Reading Specialist Certification Exam, two or more years of teaching experience at a public or accredited private school (service records will be required).
|EDRG 5310||Early Literacy Learn/Instructn||3|
|EDRG 5320||Improving Reading in Sec Sch||3|
|EDRG 5325||Teaching Lang Arts & Reading||3|
|EDRG 5335||Models/Theories Lit & Learning||3|
|EDRG 5355||Literacy Assessmnt & Intervntn||3|
|EDRG 5360||School Wide Literacy Leadrship||3|
|EDRG 5380||Internship Literacy Leadership||3|