Literacy Leadership, Advanced Certificate

15 credits

NYSED 32704/32706

This program leads to the Literacy Leadership Certificate and is designed for the experienced teacher or administrator who has a master’s degree and teaching certification as a literacy/reading specialist, a classroom teacher, or a school administrator. The program enables graduates to develop, organize, and evaluate literacy programs and acquire proficiencies as a supervisor and/or coordinator of school personnel associated with literacy programs.

The Advanced Certificate in Literacy Leadership serves as a supplement for individuals who already possess New York State certification as a Literacy Specialist Birth-Grade 6 or Grades 5-12.

In addition to meeting general admissions requirements for the Graduate School of Education, applicants must have a master's degree and teaching certification as a literacy/reading specialist, a classroom teacher, or a school administrator. 

Program of Study

CourseTitleCredits
Content Core Requirements
CTGE 5920ADULT DEVELOPMENT AND ADULT LEARNING THEORY3
CTGE 6991INTERNSHIP IN CURRICULUM AND TEACHING3
CLGE 6400LEARNING THROUGH LANGUAGE3
Electives
Select one of the following advanced courses:3
SPECIAL TOPICS LANG LIT LRNG
CLOSING THE OPPORTUNITY/ACHIEVEMENT GAP
CONTEMPORARY INTERVENTIONS FOR STRUGGLING READERS AND WRITERS
STANDARDIZED AND ALTERNATE ASSESSMENTS FOR STUDENTS AT RISK OR WITH DISABILITIES
UNDERSTANDING CONTEMPORARY LITERACIES
Additional Elective course in Literacy3
Total Credits15

Others selected in consultation with academic adviser