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NOTE: This endorsement is only available to certified teachers as part of the Reading Specialist (BR) M.A.T. degree as indicated here (minimum of 36 credit hours).
Reading Specialist (Graduate)

Certification/Endorsement Code: BR
Michigan Subject Areas Test Code: 92

AQ Program Contact Person: Julia Reynolds, Ph.D.
Programs: K-12 (M.A.T.; only available to certified teachers)

Foundational Core Courses
EN 596   School and Culture in the 21st Century (3 credits)
Emphasis Areas and Practicum Experiences
EN 520 Literacy I (if not previously taken in initial prep) (3 credits)
EN 541 Literacy II (if not previously taken in initial prep) (3 credits); Prereq: EN 520
EN 554 Content Area Literacy (if not previously taken in initial prep) (3 credits)
EN 540 Literacy III (3 credits); Prereq: EN 541
EN 543 Linguistically and Culturally Responsive Teaching Practice (3 credits); Prereq: EN 541
EN 610 Inquiry-Based Literacy and Differentiated Instruction (3 credits)
EN 658 Literacy Programs:  Organization and Management K-12 (3 credits); Prereq: EN 541
EN 663 Leadership in Literacy (3 credits); Prereq: EN 541
EN 641 Advanced Literacy Assessment and Intervention (3 credits); Prereq: EN 541
EN 655 Adolescent Literacy (3 credits); Prereq: EN 541
EN 643 Reading Internship (3 credits); Prereq: EN 541 and EN 655
NOTE: EN 610 should be taken as part of the first 18 hours of this planned program in order to qualify for professional certification
EN 510 Research Methods, Design, and Analysis (3 credits); second to last class
EN 690 Master Teaching Project (3 credits); last class
Electives (only if needed - must be approved in advance)
EN 500 Teaching Writing (3 credits)
EN 530 Creative Experiences in Language Arts (3 credits)
EN 544 Language Acquisition and Teaching (3 credits)
EN 588 Youth Literature (3 credits)
EN 682 Children’s Literature (3 credits)
EN 631 EdTech: Web Authoring & Online Learning (3 credits)
EN 633 EdTech: Digital Multimedia (3 credits)
EN 695 Teaching Creative Writing (3 credits)
EN 696 Topics in Teaching with Literature (3 credits)
NOTE: A passing score on the State subject area test for Reading Specialist K-12 (BR) is required prior to adding the endorsement.