The curriculum required for you as a student will depend on what teacher education-related literacy area you wish to join. No matter what you choose, our Literacy Program will prepare you to help students establish a strong foundation in all areas of literacy. Click below on the program you’re interested in for more information.
- Master of Education or Master of Science
Doctoral Degree (Ph.D., Education)
Through the Iowa State University School of Education, you can take courses that will lead you to a reading endorsement for grades K-8. We also collaborate with the Iowa State English Department to offer the necessary coursework for you to get a reading endorsement for grades 5-12.
Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic
As an Iowa State graduate or undergraduate student specializing in reading assessment and instruction, you can gain valuable teaching experience by tutoring students at the Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic. This clinic offers tutoring in reading for children who are entering first through twelfth grades. Learn more about the Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic and how you can get involved here.