The Reading/Language Arts emphasis provides elementary and secondary teachers with the appreciation, theory, and practical skills needed to teach various areas of reading and language arts. The reading specialist endorsement (K-12) is designed for persons who are interested in administration and supervision of district-wide reading/language arts programs.
All degree-seeking students in the Reading/Language Arts emphasis program are required to take a minimum of 33 semester hours. If a candidate is pursuing the Reading Specialist K-12 endorsement, they must complete the 36 hour Reading Specialist program. Candidates pursuing the elementary reading or secondary reading endorsement must complete 24 semester hours in the appropriate endorsement program.
All candidates must complete a portfolio and submit it periodically for faculty review. Information about the portfolio