Welcome to the Reading Endorsement Program for Teachers!
The Reading Endorsement can be added only to an existing standard teaching certificate/license, and is for grades K-12. To obtain the Reading Teacher Endorsement, candidates must have taken the required twelve hours in the teaching of reading as outlined by the State of Ohio Licensure Requirements. These may be taken at the graduate or undergraduate level.
- Cohort with teachers in your school or district
- Course offerings in local setting
- Instruction by qualified teachers that you recommend to the university
- Ability to work with student data in your district to target student achievement
- Instructors paid by school or district
- Online courses as well as potential for hybrid models
- Special tuition structure for cohort model
- Cohort recruited by school or district
What will you be learning?
We offer advanced coursework to give you the knowledge and experience that you need!
EDT 605 (3 hours)
ADVANCED STUDY IN READING/LANGUAGE ARTS
This course is designed to provide teachers the opportunity to extend their knowledge of the reading/language arts processes and the principles underlying effective instruction. Key concepts are drawn from recent research and theory in language learning, developmental reading research, and research describing the literacy processes of children.
EDT 606 (3 hours)
ASSESSMENT & EVALUATION OF READING DIFFICULTIES
This course is the study of formal and informal diagnostic tests and procedures for identifying reading strengths and weaknesses with applications for reading programs. Candidates must register for EDT 607 the next semester. Prerequisite(s): EDT 605 or EDT 610.
EDT 607 (3 hours)
PRACTICUM IN READING INTERVENTION TECHNIQUES
In this course the candidate will apply knowledge of informal and formal evaluation instruments for diagnosing reading ability and disability and their causes with students and to plan appropriate intervention experiences for those students. Laboratory portion of EDT 606. This course must be taken the semester immediately following EDT 606. Prerequisite(s): EDT 606.
EDT 650 (3 hours)
PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT OF TEACHER LEADERS
This course is a study of existing and emerging models of professional development designed to provide classroom teachers with opportunities to assume new leadership roles and responsibilities in the school community.
Teacher Education Faculty & Staff
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Are you ready for the program?
The Reading Endorsement Program is designed for licensed teachers at work in their field. To apply to the program, you must have a valid teaching license and you must have completed 12 hours in teaching of reading as required by the State of Ohio:
- EDT 600 Reading Methods
- EDT 601 Phonics, Spelling, & Vocabulary
- EDT 602 Critical Reading in the Content Areas
- EDT 603 Foundations of Literacy through Literature
Not sure? Have questions? We want to hear from you!
Department of Teacher Education
School of Education & Allied Professions
300 College Park Ave.
Dayton, OH 45469
Treavor Bogard, Ph.D.
For enrollment and procedural questions, please contact:
Martha L. Meyer
Program Assessment Coordinator
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