Certificate Information

Academic Plan Code

5128

Credits

24-30

MCCCD Program Detail

https://aztransmac2.asu.edu/cgi-bin/WebObjects/acres.woa/wa/freeForm?id=46257

Notes

Students must earn a grade of "C" or better for all courses required within the program.

The Certificate of Completion (CCL) in Reading Specialist program qualifies certified Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary, or Special Education teachers for Reading Endorsement in Grades K-8, Grades 6-12, or Grades K-12 as specified by the Arizona Department of Education. Coursework focuses on foundations of language and literacy, essential elements of elementary reading and writing instruction, elements of elementary content area reading and writing, reading assessment systems, and leadership. Certificate requires a reading practicum in a K-12 classroom setting.

Program Prerequisites

Early Childhood, Elementary, Secondary, or Special Education teacher certification.

Required Courses Credits: 12

EPD270Theoretical and Research Foundations of Language and Literacy3
EPD274Reading Assessment6
EPD276The Teacher Leader3

Restricted Electives

EPD244Reading and Writing in SEI/ESL/Bilingual Settings (3) OR
EDU271Phonics Based Reading and Decoding (3) OR
EDU/ENH291Children's Literature (3)3
 
Select one of the following three (3) tracks
Track I: Grades K-8 Credits:9
EPD271AAEssential Elements of Elementary Reading and Writing Instruction K-83
EPD272AAElements of Elementary Content Area Reading and Writing K-83
EPD277AAReading Field Experience K-83
 
Track II: Grades 6-12 Credits:9
EPD271ABEssential Elements of Adolescent Reading and Writing I nstruction 6-123
EPD272ABElements of Adolescent Content Area Reading and Writing 6-123
EPD277ABReading Field Experience 6-123
 
Track III: Grades K-12 Credits:18
EPD271AAEssential Elements of Elementary Reading and Writing Instruction K-83
EPD271ABEssential Elements of Adolescent Reading and Writing Instruction 6-123
EPD272AAElements of Elementary Content Area Reading and Writing K-83
EPD272ABElements of Adolescent Content Area Reading and Writing 6-123
EPD277AAReading Field Experience K-83
EPD277ABReading Field Experience 6-123

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Major: 5128
First Term: 2013 Spring
Final Term: Current
Award: CCL
Total Credits: 24-30
CIPS code: 13.9999
Initiating College: Mesa Community College
Program Availability: - MC
Occupational Area: Education and Training
Instructional Council: Education (56)
GPA: 2.00

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