Teachers, are you passionate about literacy? Do you have a desire to help those who have difficulty reading?

If so, our Reading Specialist Certification Program may be right for you. If you wish to concentrate in the field of reading but do not want to pursue a master's degree (or you already hold a master's degree), you may obtain a Reading Specialist Certification by completing the 24 credits of concentration courses in reading.

Concentration

24 semester hours

R ED 524A Creative Teaching of Language Arts 4
R ED 526 Teaching Content Area Reading 3
R ED 530 Reading Disabilities and Diagnosis 3
R ED 533 Remedial Techniques 3
R ED 540 Practicum/Seminar in Reading 3
R ED 542 Organization of School Reading Programs 3
EDUC 511 Children’s Literature 2
R ED 546 Reading Specialist Internship 3

 

Program prerequisites: Initial PA teacher certification, Psy 514, EDUC 523, S ED 507, S ED 511, S ED 539, EDUC 561