Advanced Official Certificate Program in Reading and Language Arts

This is a non-degree program providing coursework to lead to endorsement as a Reading and Language Arts Consultant in the State of Connecticut. Candidates are expected to have a Master of Science degree in Reading and Language Arts and to take courses required by the State of Connecticut for Reading and Language Arts Consultant Certification, including prerequisite courses when necessary.

Certificate requirements

The required courses are as follows, for a total of 15 to 27 credits of course work:

LLA 512Teaching Children's Literature

3

LLA 522Organization, Administration, and Supervision of Reading & Language Arts Programs

3

LLA 524Practicum for Reading Specialist/Literacy Coach I

3

LLA 526Practicum for Reading Specialist/Literacy Coach II

3

Required prerequisites:

LLA 514Diagnosis and Intervention of Reading and Language Arts Difficulties I

3

LLA 516Diagnosis and Intervention of Reading and Language Arts Difficulties II

3

LLA 518Clinical Practices in Literacy and Language Arts

6