Jun 22, 2018  
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 
    
Loyola Marymount University Bulletin 2017-2018 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential


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Contact Information


Program Director: Candace Poindexter

Academic Advisor: Terri Taylor

Introduction/Overview


The Reading and Literacy Leadership Specialist Credential allows candidates to work as Reading Specialists in schools and to act in a leadership role in materials selection, program development, and professional development in reading and literacy at the school and district levels. Candidates who hold a current teaching credential may count their coursework towards the Reading Instruction MA based on the curriculum match.

Program Admissions Requirements


  • Graduate Application
  • Statement of Intent
  • 2 Letters of Recommendation
  • Technology Requirement Form
  • 2 sealed official transcripts from all colleges/universities attended
  • Verification of Experience form
  • Copy of valid California 2042 Preliminary Teaching Credential
  • Proof of satisfying California’s Basic Skill Requirement
  • Interview with Program Director/Assistant Director
  • A cumulative undergraduate GPA of 3.0, or a 3.05 in the last 60 undergraduate units, or a 3.0 in at least 9 graduate units is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • For applicants who completed an undergraduate/graduate degree outside of the U.S.A.:
    • Transcript evaluations
    • TOEFL or IELTS minimum score

Program Requirements


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