Endorsement – Reading Specialist
Degree Offered: Endorsement
Concentration: Reading Specialist
1600 Valley Road Building
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.
In addition to the University’s admission requirements:
- A master’s degree from an accredited college or university.
- A standard teaching certificate.
- Two years of contractual, supervised classroom teaching.
- 30 credits of graduate study
|Endorsement: Reading Specialist||30 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|