Endorsement – Reading Specialist

Degree Offered: Endorsement

Concentration: Reading Specialist

Campus Location

1600 Valley Road Building

Application Deadline:

Rolling Admissions

Program Description:

This program is designed for experienced and certified teachers who hold a master’s degree from an accredited institution. Upon successful completion of the curriculum, the student is eligible for New Jersey certification as a reading specialist.  

Admission Requirements:

In addition to the University’s admission requirements:

Program Requirements:

Endorsement: Reading Specialist30 credits
ELRL 6010 Theoretical Foundations of Literacy 3
ELRL 6170 Literacy for Children in the Twenty-first century 3
ELRL 6200 Diagnosis of Reading Problems: Practicum 3
ELRL 6210 Remediation of Reading Problems: Practicum 3
ELRL 6230 Practicum in Teaching Reading 3
ELRL 6240 Administration and Supervision of Reading Programs and Personnel 3
ELRL 6250 Adolescent and Adult Literacy in the Twenty-first Century 3
ELRL 6330 Socio-Psycholinguistics and Reading 3
Literature Courses 3-6 credits
Choose ONE of the following literature course
ELRL 6040 Recent Trends in Children’s Literature 3
ELRL 6050 Advanced Inquiry into Literature of Children and Youth 3
ELRL 6260 Literature for Adolescents 3
Approved Elective Courses 3 credits
Choose one of the approved electives below OR another literature course above (i.e. ELRL 6040, 6050, 6260)
ELRL 6030 Literacy Instruction, English Language Learners 3
CIEC 6180 Language Development and Emergent Literacy 3
CIEE 6040 Writing in the Elementary School 3
ELRL 6040 Teaching Critical Reading in the Content Areas 3
SOC 6300 Ethics and Racial Experiences 3
ELRL 6310 Written Expression with Technology 3
SPC 5550 Educational Foundations in a Diverse Society 3

Upcoming Events

MBA Open House

10/14/14 05:00 PM - 10/14/14 07:00 PM

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College of Education Graduate Open House

10/14/14 05:00 PM - 10/14/14 07:00 PM

Location: 1600 Valley Road Cafe

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Graduate Admissions Open House

11/02/14 01:00 PM - 11/02/14 03:00 PM

Location: 300 Pompton Road, Wayne New Jersey; University Commons Ballroom

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