The Reading/Language Arts Specialist Credential prepares teachers to become school and district literacy leaders and supervisors. The reading/language specialist's role is multifaceted, including diagnostician, teacher of intervention for children or youth with delayed literacy development, collaborator with other school and district specialists, provider of professional development for classroom teachers, and reading program coordinator or facilitator. Note: All courses required for the Reading/Language Arts Specialist Credential can be applied to the MA in Reading/Language Arts. See catalog program description and the faculty advisor in the Department of Teacher Education for more information.
Successful completion of the Reading Certificate program, or a valid Reading Certificate, or equivalent.
See the Master's Degree Program Option in Reading/Language Arts.