READING CERTIFICATE (13 units)
The School of Education's Reading Certificate Program is a graduate program for teachers interested in advanced level professional development in the teaching of reading that has a significant impact on student learning. The program is offered in Bakersfield and Mission Valley.
This program is ideal for:
- Master of Arts in Education candidates with a concentration in Teaching and Learning or Special Education, and
- Experienced teachers seeking educational and salary advancement.
Upon successful completion of this graduate course of study and three years of teaching, candidates may apply to the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC) for the Reading Certificate.
Using Technology to Support Student Learning (3 units)
Standards, Assessment and instruction: Word Analysis, Fluency and Systematic Vocabulary Development (3 units)
Standards, Assessment and Instruction: Comprehending and Composing Written Language (3 units)
Research-based Intervention Models and Strategies (3 units)
Special Studies in Education: Literacy Field Studies (Reading Certificate Level (1 unit)
FOR FURTHER INFORMATIONEach one of the PLNU School of Education Regional Centers has a program coordinator that is available to answer questions about curriculum. In addition, a graduate admissions counselor is available to answer questions about the admissions process, application deadlines and materials.
Dawn Silberberg, Admission Chair
Natalie Ramirez, Graduate Enrollment Counselor
Mission Valley (San Diego)
Paula Blocker, Ed.D., Admission Chair
Amanda Bolton, Graduate Enrollment Counselor