Become endorsed as a Reading Specialist in our 100% online Reading Interventionist endorsement program.
Pacific University's College of Education offers a 16 semester-credit Reading Interventionist Endorsement Program that meets the Oregon Teacher Standards and Practices Commission requirements for an add-on endorsement to the Initial Teaching License.
- Prepares teachers to serve as preK-12 Title I or reading specialists in their schools and districts
- Emphasizes the candidates' development of knowledge and skills needed to carry out the curricular, instructional, assessment, supervisory and staff-development roles and responsibilities
- Begins to prepare reading specialists for working with children who speak a language other than English as their primary language.
In addition to coursework and practica, candidates must pass the state-approved reading specialist test, and submit required portfolio, edTPA, or case study. Prerequisites include coursework in psychological foundations and basic reading or language arts methodology appropriate for the level.