Reading Intervention Graduate Certificate Overview

Who benefits from this certificate?

The Reading Intervention Graduate Certificate program is for certified teachers who are currently, or will be, working with struggling readers on a regular basis, providing an avenue for in-service teachers to gain additional expertise in a focused manner. Classes focus on improving the quality and effectiveness of instruction in Tier 2 and 3 reading.

What will the program look like?

Consisting of four courses, the certificate can be completed in just one year.

Special Reading Certificate

Who benefits from this certificate?

The Language and Literacy division regularly offers all courses needed for non-degree seeking students who are only seeking DESE Special Reading certification (not a Master’s or Education Specialist in Reading/Language & Literacy).

The program will be individually tailored to meet the needs of the student.  Students select four of the following courses:

EDRD 5439Language and Literacy Across the Disciplines3
EDRD 5501Teaching Of Reading3
EDRD 5502Early Literacy and Language Development3
EDRD 5510Adolescent Practicum in Literacy Assessment and Intervention 3
EDRD 5511Reading Assessment And Evaluation3
EDRD 5515Seminar In Reading3
EDRD 5520Practicum in Reading3
TCH-ED 5427Reading in the Secondary School3
EDRD 5530Reading Instruction for K-12 English Language Learners3
EDRD 5541Literacy for Adult Learners 3