Literacy Leadership, Advanced Certificate
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