Literacy Leadership - Certificate

Contact Information

Name: Catherine M. Kelly

Phone: 651-690-6726

This certificate focuses on developing teacher leadership skills specific to literacy coaching, aligned with the International Literacy Association Standards for the Preparation of Literacy Professionals (2017), for those currently serving in leadership positions as well as those interested in literacy leadership. The courses will contribute to teachers’ foundational knowledge of literacy, improve competencies in assessment and evaluation, address issues related to equity and diversity, and build leadership skills through understanding Adult Learning Theory.

Courses are online and seven weeks in length.

This certificate for practicing teachers is a total of 12 credits. If these courses are taken as part of the MAED: Curriculum and Instruction degree, financial aid is available. Financial aid is not available for the stand alone certificate.

Required courses:
EDUC 6123Making Data Meaningful3
EDUC 6900Literacy Coaching: Building Skillful School and District Literacy Leadership3
Select two courses from the following:6
EDUC 6100
Trauma Informed Pedagogy
Literacy through STEM: Using Reading, Writing, Listening and Speaking as Tools in STEM
Native Americans: Building Respectful Pedagogy and Curriculum
Literacy and Learning Redefined in the Digital Era
EDUC 6520
Critical Literacies for the K-12 Classroom
Best Practices with Informational Texts K-12
Total Credits12

NOTE: Students who do not possess the requisite technical skills will be required to take EDUC 6420 Technology Integration Fundamentals in place of one of the courses listed above. See the program director for more information.