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
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.
For applicants who completed an undergraduate/graduate degree outside of the U.S.A.: