Reading Teacher Endorsement

To register, select any of the active blue date links below. You must register for each course separately.

REND 641: Foundations of Literacy (3 credit hours)
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REND 642: Assessment Procedures and Data Analysis for Student Achievement (3 credit hours)
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REND 643: Exploration of Literacy Strategies and Materials for Student Achievement (3 credit hours)
March 14 – May 9 | online

REND 644: Utilizing Literature in the Classroom (3 credit hours)
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REND 647: Literacy and Diverse Learners (3 credit hours)
March 14 – May 9 | online

REND 648: Writing Instruction in the 21st Century (3 credit hours)
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REND 651: Reading Teacher Practicum (3 credit hours)
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March 14 – May 9 | online

REND 689: Disciplinary Literacy (3 credit hours)
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March 14 – May 9 | online

The Reading Teacher Endorsement requires 24 hours of course work. Additional courses in this endorsement area are offered in the Summer and Fall.

The Reading Teacher Endorsement is the minimum requirement for anyone assigned to teach reading who is not teaching reading as part of general classroom instruction. An individual who holds or receives an Illinois early childhood, elementary, secondary, or special certificate is eligible to receive this additional endorsement on an existing certificate.

Illinois State Board of Education Requirements
For current information regarding Illinois State Board of Education requirements (including tests when applicable), please visit ISBE at www.isbe.net. If you have questions about these requirements, please email them to Joan Ferguson, University of St. Francis Licensure Officer at jferguson@stfrancis.edu