Reading Instruction

Departmental Website

http://www.eiu.edu/elegrad/

Overview

Educators who wish to advance their knowledge and performance in teaching reading in order to serve as Title I Reading teachers or Reading/Literacy Coaches and hold valid teaching certificates (i.e., preschool to grade 12) may choose to complete the online Graduate Certificate in Reading Instruction. The courses required within the M.S. Ed. in Elementary Education Reading Area of Emphasis and the Certificate in Reading Instruction have been aligned with the Reading Teacher Standards as outlined by the State of Illinois. Therefore, these graduate courses in reading may be applied toward the requirements for the Reading Teacher Endorsement in Illinois.

Hours Required

18

Degree Plan

http://www.eiu.edu/elegrad/pdf/cert_reading_PLAN.pdf

Course Catalog Listing

http://catalog.eiu.edu/preview_program.php?catoid=33&poid=4959&returnto=1418

To search for scholarship opportunities please visit http://www.eiu.edu/scholarships/

Reading Instruction, Buzzard Hall 2213
Contact Name: Dr. Jay Bickford
Contact Email: jbickford@eiu.edu
Coordinator Profile: http://www.eiu.edu/graduate/prospective_degreeprograms_elementaryeducation.php
Web: http://www.eiu.edu/elegrad/