Reading Endorsement (K-12)

Overview

photo of a student reading with a child

The Reading Endorsement K-12 is designed for the teaching professional who seeks to advance literacy knowledge and teaching skills.  The coursework for the endorsement involves: literacy theories, content area literacy, literacy assessments and evaluations, working with at-risk readers/writers, and serving as a literacy leader within a school setting.

Upon successful completion of the Reading K-12 endorsement program of study and passing the licensure exams, the holder of an Ohio standard teaching credential may add an endorsement in Reading K-12.

Contact Information

Dr. Hannah Chai, Literacy Co-Director
(937) 775-2963
hannah.chai@wright.edu

Lee Welz, Literacy Co-Director
lee.welz@wright.edu

Andrew Baker, Program Coordinator
311 Allyn Hall
(937) 775-2164
andy.baker@wright.edu

Admission

Admission Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Current Ohio teaching license
  • 2.5 Cumulative minimum undergraduate GPA
  • Completion of required Ohio pre-requisite “reading core” including at least 12 hours of reading/writing methods classes.  Those 12 hours must include at least one separate three semester hour course in the teaching of phonics.

Admission Process

1

Apply to Graduate School.

Questions about the graduate school application?  Contact:

Graduate School
Location: 344 Student Union
Hours: Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-5 p.m.
Phone: (937) 775-2976
Fax: (937) 775-2453
Toll-free Number: 1-800-452-4723
Email: wsugrad@wright.edu