[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2015-2016 Graduate Academic Catalog 
    May 27, 2024  
[ARCHIVED CATALOG] 2015-2016 Graduate Academic Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Reading Concentration

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The courses in this concentration have been designed to align with the State of Florida course requirements for reading specialist certification. This program is a state approved program.

Total Credit Hours: 36


*16-week courses

A student must meet the ESOL requirement by one of the following:

  1. Hold an ESOL endorsement or a professional teaching certificate
  2. Have 60 inservice hours in ESOL through their school district
  3. Take EDU 561 ESOL survey course

It is the student's responsibility to provide the university evidence.

Prior to applying to the State of Florida Department of Education for certification in reading, the applicant:

  • Must possess a master's or higher degree awarded by a standard institution
  • Must have:
  • Florida Educator Accomplished Practices
  • Professional Education Competencies and Skills
  • Florida Reading K-12 Competencies and Skills
  • Reading Endorsement Competencies
  • Field Experience Log
  • Must have passed the FTCE Reading K-12 Subject Area Test
  • Must have met the ESOL Requirement.

Certification requirements may change from time to time; it is the responsibility of the student to know the current state certification requirements as they may apply.

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