Reading Endorsement (Pre-K-12th Grade)

The Reading Endorsement course sequence provides the classroom teacher an in-depth preparation in literacy, reading assessment, and diagnosis of reading problems. The minimum required credit hours for the endorsement in 15, including ED 565, ED 571, ED 573, ED 578, and an approved elective in literacy content. Additional courses may be required to meet the prerequisite 12-credit hour Reading Core in initial licensure program. Successful completion of this curriculum, a minimum of 50 hours of field work in an appropriate setting, and the state exam is required to be recommended for the Pre-K-12 Reading Endorsement.