- Reading Specialist Certification
- Gain skills as a resourceful literacy education leader while preparing for the TExES Reading Specialist Exam – 18 credit hours
- Flexible program allows busy, working teachers to receive certification on their own time
- *Applicants must hold a Master’s degree for admission to this program
The Reading Specialist Certification consists of 18 credit hours and is designed for students with at least two years of experience as a full-time teacher in the classroom at a public or private, accredited EC-12 school. The six courses and case study in this specialization prepare students for the TExES Reading Specialist Exam #151.
Students will learn to:
- Fulfill Reading Specialist requirements.
- Increase proficiency as leaders and resource persons in literacy education.
- Train for literacy instruction at early childhood, middle and high school levels.
- Improve reading and writing instruction throughout the curriculum.
- Enhance knowledge of children’s and adolescent literature.
- Understand how to diagnose and remediate reading and writing deficiencies.
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Reading Specialist Certification Courses
Students in the Reading Specialist Certification program will join the M.Ed. in Advanced Literacy Instruction cohort for the following specialization-specific classes only.
|LTC 5330||Language Acquisition and Emergent Literacy|
|LTC 5331||Reading and Writing across the Curriculum|
|LTC 5333||Literature and Literacy|
|LTC 5338||Reading and Literacy Programs|
|LTC 5339||Evaluation and Diagnosis of Literacy Needs|
|LTC 5336||Literacy Improvement and Remediation – Practicum|
Webinar orientations or face-to-face orientations are available for this program. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 512.313.5650 to schedule your orientation.
For detailed information on upcoming webinar orientations please visit this page: online.concordia.edu/programs.