Apr 10, 2020  
Spring 2020 Catalog 
    
Spring 2020 Catalog

Graduate Certification Programs in Reading: Reading Specialist (17) Certification


This certificate is administered by the School of Education Office of Graduate Studies & Professional Development .

 

You may complete this certification as a specialization in the Education, M.S.E.  via Option B or by enrolling as a graduate special student and pursuing certification only.

NOTE: You must have three years of successful regular classroom teaching experience in addition to the coursework for certification.

Meet the following requirements:

Certification Requirements


Master’s Degree


Complete a master’s degree in an education field.

Reading Teacher (316) Certification


Meet the requirements for Graduate Certification Programs in Reading: Reading Teacher (316) Certification  .

Note:


Courses for reading specialist 17 license must be earned within a seven-year period (starting with beginning of the term the course was approved for your Program of Study).

State Mandated Tests


Pass the state-mandated Foundations of Reading Test.

State Teacher Licensing Rules


Meet state teacher licensing rules which are subject to change at any time due to legislative or licensing changes.

Early Childhood Education Add-On


To receive certification, fulfill these requirements:

Professional Preparation


Complete a bachelor’s degree and/or certification program with a major in Elementary Education including EDUC 398 ; and PSYC 260  or HD 261  or HD 265 .

State-Mandated Tests


Pass the state-mandated Foundations of Reading Test. Teachers who have a Wisconsin “lifetime license” are not required to meet this requirement unless they have an administrative license that is not a lifetime license.

State Teacher Licensing Rules


Meet state teacher licensing rules which are subject to change at any time due to legislative or licensing changes.