Special Reading K-12 Teaching License

College of Education, Health and Human Studies

Department of Elementary, Early & Special Education
Department Chair: Dr. Julie Ray

Special Reading K-12 Teaching License Program

The Special Reading K-12 Teaching License Program is a Southeast certificate program that provides a Missouri advanced teaching license as a reading specialist. This advanced teaching license also requires a valid Missouri teaching license and two years teaching experience. Candidates seeking certification as a reading specialist should work closely with their advisor to ensure they meet the certification requirements. Program courses are offered over a two-year cycle. See the program summary below. See the program summary below.

Graduate Course Requirements

EX601. Educational Assessment Techniques (3). Fall, Spring, Summer

EX507. Family and the Child with Exceptionalities (3). Fall, Spring, Summer

EL647. Reading Assessment (3). Summer

Prerequisites: Graduate standing; EL644; EL646; SE602; or consent of instructor.

EL644. Understanding and Applying the Multidimensional Process of Reading (3). Spring

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

EL646. Inquiry and Research Models Used to Improve Reading Instruction (3). Summer

Prerequisite: Graduate standing.

EL624. Effective Literacy Leadership (3). Spring

Prerequisites: EL644; EL646; or consent of instructor.

EL611. Practicum I Early Literacy Learners (3). Fall

Prerequisite: EL647; or consent of instructor. (3)
Note: EL 630 Reading Recovery Seminar I AND EL 631 Reading Recovery Seminar II may be substituted for EL 611.

EL623. Practicum II. Older Literacy Learners (3). Spring

Prerequisite: EL647; or consent of instructor.

SE602. Effective Literacy Instruction at the Middle and Secondary Levels. Summer

Courses which may be Undergraduate or Graduate:

CF/PY120. The Child: Development from Conception through Adolescence (3) OR PY222. Development of the Adolescent (3). All Fall, Spring, Summer

EX390. Psychology and Education of Children with Exceptionalities (3) Fall, Spring, Summer OR EX635. Psychology and Education of Children with Special Needs (3) Spring

EX302. Language Development of Children with Exceptionalities (3) Fall, Spring OR CE370. Language Acquisition of the Young Child (3) Fall, Spring OR EX602. Language Development of the Exceptional Child (3) Summer

EX304. Classroom and Behavior Management (3) Fall, Spring OR EX621. Behavior Intervention Strategies (2) AND EX622. Behavior Intervention Strategies Internship (1) Spring

Contact Dr. Debra Porter at dporter@semo.edu for more information.

Contact

573.651.2122
jmccoy@semo.edu
Scully 313
Dept. of Elem., Early & Special Edu.
One University Plaza, MS 5575
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701