This certificate, a state-approved (Virginia) sequence of courses leading to reading specialist licensure, is designed for teachers who have a master's degree. Coursework includes foundational knowledge, instructional and assessment strategies for individuals and groups, and preparation as a literacy coach and staff developer. Licensure also requires a master's degree, passing the state licensing exam, and three years of teaching under contract.
The graduate certificate may only be pursued on a part-time basis.
For policies governing all graduate certificates, see AP.6.8 Requirements for Graduate Certificates.
Total credits: 21
Students enrolled in this program must earn a B- or higher in all coursework.
|EDRD 630||Literacy Foundations and Instruction for Diverse Populations: Birth through Middle Childhood||3|
|EDRD 631||Literacy Foundations and Instruction for Diverse Populations: Adolescence Through Adulthood||3|
|EDRD 632||Literacy Assessments and Interventions for Groups||3|
|EDRD 633||Literacy Assessments and Interventions for Individuals||3|
|EDRD 634||School-Based Leadership in Literacy||3|
|EDRD 635||School-Based Inquiry in Literacy||3|
|Three credits of||3|
|Supervised Literacy Practicum|