The Reading Teacher Licensure is available as a part of our Teacher Leadership program or as a stand-alone option.  The 12 credit program does not require a Master’s degree. Coursework includes study and application of research-supported best practices in reading instruction preK-12, including diagnosis and response to exceptional reading needs, as well as practicum experience. Individuals completing the program and state licensure requirements are qualified to serve as reading teachers in Wisconsin schools.  

 Program Specific Courses

Courses  
EDU 571 Developmental Reading I: Pre-K-8 3
EDU 572 Developmental Reading II: 6-12 3
EDU 573 Diagnosis of and Response to Exceptional Reading Needs 3
EDU 574 Developmental Reading Practicum 3

In addition, three credits of coursework in children’s or adolescent literature is required.  This may have been completed at the undergraduate or graduate level.

*The reading teacher license does not require a master’s degree. In addition, three credits of coursework in children’s or adolescent literature is required.  This may have been completed at the undergraduate or graduate level.