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.
Dr. Hannah Chai, Literacy Co-Director
Lee Welz, Literacy Co-Director
Andrew Baker, Program Coordinator
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- 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.
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