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Reading Specialist

  • All levels Foreign Language Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • English as a Second Other Language
  • Gifted and Talented Education
  • Middle-level (5-8th) Mathematics Education
  • Middle-level (5-8th) Science Education
  • Reading Specialist
  • Secondary (6-12th) Biology Education
  • Secondary (6-12th) Chemistry Education
  • Secondary (6-12th) Earth and Space Science Education
  • Secondary (6-12th) English Education
  • Secondary (6-12th) Mathematics Education
  • Secondary (6-12th) Physics Education
  • Secondary (6-12th) Social Studies Education
  • Elementary Education
  • Unified Early Childhood Education (Birth-3rd grade)
  • English to Speakers of Other Languages

Requirements

Students who wish to pursue state licensure as a Reading Specialist must complete coursework outlined above. Additionally, the state requires a current professional teaching license, two years of classroom teaching experience, a passing score on the Praxis II Subject Examination for Reading Specialist, and completion of a master's degree to obtain a Reading Specialist License.

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