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.
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, PSYC 514, EDUC 523, SPED 507, SPED 511, SPED 539, EDUC 561