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Reading Certificate (code 415)

This certificate is granted by the California Commission on Teacher Credentialing (CCTC).

The Reading Certificate provides classroom teachers with advanced preparation in reading/language arts assessment and instruction, as well as theory and research in teaching reading, grades K-12. Some candidates may wish to complete the 12-unit Reading Certificate program as a terminal objective.

The state requires that a candidate must have three years of teaching experience prior to recommendation for the Reading Certificate.

Prerequisites

See website at http://www.ccpe.csulb.edu.

Application

See website at http://www.ccpe.csulb.edu.

Requirements

Take all of the following:

  • EDRG 540 Advanced Studies in Literacy (3)
    Prerequisite: A valid teaching credential or admission to an approved masters, certificate, or advanced credential program; or consent of instructor.
  • EDRG 551 Assessment and Instruction in Reading and Writing (3)
    Prerequisites: Admission to Reading Certificate Program or consent of instructor.
  • EDRG 558 Language Study for Reading Teachers (3)
    Prerequisites: EDRG 540 and admission to the Reading Certificate program or consent of instructor.
  • EDRG 559 Practicum Teaching Reading/Language Arts (3)
    Prerequisites: EDRG 551 and admission to the Reading Certificate program or consent of instructor.

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