Literacy Program

Online Literacy Coaching Certificate Program

The Literacy Coaching Certificate program consists of a series of advanced graduate level courses (17 semester credits) aimed at preparing eligible classroom teachers, instructional leaders, and other school personnel to serve in literacy leadership roles with the goal of improving teacher practices and student achievement in diverse PreK-12 school settings. More  »

Reading endorsement courses

The Educator Preparation Program offers courses that can lead to a reading endorsement for grades K-8. The School of Education collaborates with the English Department to offer the necessary coursework for a 5-12 reading endorsement.

Reading Endorsement - K-8 #148 (PDF)

Reading Endorsement - 5-12 #149 (PDF)

For additional information about the reading and other endorsements, see the Educator Preparation Program endorsements.

Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic

reading-clinic-webThe Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic offers tutoring in reading for children who are entering the 1st through the12th grades. Tutoring sessions are conducted by advanced students in reading and related areas under the guidance of the literacy education faculty.

  • Contact Information

    Reading endorsements: Amy Hutchinson, assistant professor team leader, Literacy Education amyhutch@iastate.edu 515-294-1952 Literacy Coaching Certificate: Clyciane Michelini, program coordinator literacy_coach@iastate.edu.

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    Children in grades 1-12 can get tutoring assistance at ISU's Fred Duffelmeyer Reading Improvement Clinic.

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