Reading Specialist, Educational Services Certification

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Program Requirements

Enrollment Requirements
A standard New Jersey (or state recognized equivalent) certification in any instructional area is required.
A Master's degree is required
Required Core Course
READ 500Literacy Foundations3
Required Specialization Courses
READ 501Techniques of Reading Improvement in the Secondary School3
READ 502Administration and Supervision of Reading Programs3
READ 508Critical Thinking and Literacy3
READ 511Case Studies of Reading Difficulties3
READ 513Supervised Clinical Practicum, Part I3
READ 514Supervised Clinical Practicum, Part II3
READ 503Literature for Adolescents3
or READ 524 Teaching Multiethnic Literature in P-8 Classrooms
Elective Course
Select one of the following:3
Critical Basics of Media and Technology Production
Evaluation and Selection of Educational Media
Literacy Needs of Adult Learners
Understanding Reading Comprehension
Field Experience in Reading
Language and Early Literacy Development
History of Literacy and Media
Teaching Multiethnic Literature in P-8 Classrooms
Literacies, Digital Technology and Learning
Special Topics in Reading Workshop
Related Recommended Courses
Select one of the following:3
An additional READ elective
Language and Linguistics
Semantics and Pragmatics
Discourse Analysis
Cross-Cultural Discourse Analysis
Secondary School Administration
Education Law
Program Planning and Development in Educational Settings
Differentiated Supervision
Multicultural Psychology
Advanced Educational Psychology
Middle School Curriculum and Organization
Full-Time Teaching Experience
Written verification of at least 2 years FULL TIME teaching experience from Superintendent or Principal is required.
Total Credits30