Literacy Leadership (Adv Cert)
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
|Content Core Requirements|
|CTGE 5920||Adult Development and Adult Learning Theory||3|
|CTGE 6991||Internship in Curriculum and Teaching||3|
|CLGE 6400||Learning Through Language||3|
|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 Literacy||3|
Others selected in consultation with academic adviser.