Remedial Reading and Language Arts Specialist, Graduate Certificate

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Admission to this program requires candidates to hold a Bachelor’s Degree and be currently certified as a teacher in Connecticut. They must earn a “B” or better in each class and maintain a GPA greater or equal to 3.0.

Graduate Certificate - Remedial Reading and Language Arts Specialist

This certificate prepares candidates for the Endorsement in Connecticut as a Remedial Reading and Language Arts Specialist (102).  It is designed to prepare knowledgeable and competent literacy leaders to assist in the screening and identification of children with reading disabilities, and to provide specialized and developmentally appropriate instruction/intervention for children in grades 1-12 who are experiencing reading and writing difficulties.

Program Sequence-24 Credits

As sequencing changes, it is highly recommended that students meet with their program advisor to finalize a list of requirements for graduation.

RDG 520 - Fundamentals of Language and Literacy - 3 credits
RDG 565 - Content Area Reading & Language Arts in Middle and High School - 3 credits
RDG 566 - Developmental Reading and Language Arts in Elementary School - 3 credits
RDG 585 - Writing Instruction in the Reading and Language Arts Program - 3 credits
RDG 567 - Tests, Measurements and Evaluation in Reading and Language Arts - 3 credits
RDG 570 - Remediation of Difficulties in Reading and Language Arts - 3 credits
RDG 568 - PRACTICUM in Diagnosis of Reading and Language Arts Difficulties - 3 credits
RDG 659 - PRACTICUM in Remedial Reading and Language Arts - 3 credits

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