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Reading Specialist (PK-12) Certificate

The Reading Specialist Certificate provides educators with the knowledge and skills necessary to become certified as PK-12 Reading Specialists.

Candidates in the Reading Specialist Certificate program must complete two semesters (six credits) of practicum experience. All reading specialization courses must be completed prior to the first semester of reading practicum. Reading practica are completed following completion of specialization coursework. Updated clearances (within one year of practicum) are required for practicum experience completed in local districts. Guidelines for reading practicum will be provided by a program advisor.

This fully online certificate program encourages live interaction in your classes, while also allowing you the freedom to complete assignments at a time convenient to your busy schedule. Our faculty, comprised of dedicated and respected industry leaders, will guide you every step of the way.

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