Certificate in Reading Teacher License (316)

This certificate program is designed to prepare teachers to provide special services in reading at the elementary and secondary level and to certifiy students as reading teachers (Wisconsin Licensure Code 316).

The reading teacher certficate program consists of 4 courses and the completion of a professional development portfolio required for licensure which is developed within the 4 course sequence.  The 16-credit program is designed to be completed in 3-4 semesters in a flexible combination of online delivery, face-to-face instruction and practicum experiences.

Program Coordinator:

Dr. Nancy Stevens
Winther 3045
Phone (262) 472-1479
Email:  mailto:stevensn@uww.edu
To be recommended by UW-Whitewater for the reading teacher license the applicant needs:

READING 764FOUNDATIONS OF READING3
READING 772READING IN THE CONTENT AREAS3
READING 767CLASSROOM LITERACY ASSESSMENT & INTERVENTION (K-12)5
READING 766CLINICAL DIAGNOSIS & LITERACY INSTRUCTION (K-12)5

1.  16 credits of graduate courses (listed above)

2.  A Wisconsin Teacher's License based upon a bachelor's degree

3.  Two years of successful full time classroom teaching

4.  A passing score (240 or greater) on the Wisconsin Foundations of Reading Test.