Ohio Reading Endorsement K-12

Professionals holding a valid Ohio teaching certificate or licensure of any type who wish to complete requirements for certification as a reading teacher K-12, which is an endorsement to the teaching certificate or licensure, must complete the following coursework or have completed it in previous undergraduate or graduate study:

Course Name
Credit Hours
EDRE 269/569
Foundations of Literacy
 
3
EDRE 471/671
Content Area Literacy
3
EDRE 472/672
Theories of Reading
3
EDRE 478/678
Diagnosis and Correction of Reading Difficulties
3
EDRE 479/679
Practicum in Reading
3

Electives:

The remaining six credit hours may be chosen from the following:

Course Name
Credit Hours
EDCH 501
Advanced Children's Literature
 
3
EDCH 505
Storytelling as a Cultural Craft
 
3
EDCH 515
Adolescent Literature
3
EDCH 520
Multicultural Literature
2

The master's degree is not a prerequisite for this endorsement.

Those desiring a reading endorsement from the State of Ohio must also take the Introduction to the Teaching of Reading test #0200 of the NTE. The Information about this exam (dates and times) can be obtained from the School of Education,  200 Hailstones Hall.