Literacy Leadership (Adv Cert)

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

Course Title Credits
Content Core Requirements
CTGE 7497Translingual and Transliteracy Practice in Makerspace 3
CTGE 7596Cognitive, Linguistic, and Sociocultural Dimensions of Literacy3
CTGE 6991Internship in Curriculum and Teaching3
Electives
Select one of the following advanced courses:3
Special Topics Lang Lit Lrng
Global Perspectives in Multilingual Competency
Standardized and Alternate Assessments for Students at Risk or With Disabilities
Understanding Contemporary Literacies
Closing the Opportunity/Achievement Gap
Contemporary Interventions for Struggling Readers and Writers
Additional course in Literacy (in consultation with adviser)3
Total Credits15