The Reading Specialist Endorsement supplements the Basic Reading Endorsement by offering additional research-based study in early literacy and comprehension, instructional supervision, and hands-on supervision internship. Teachers may complete the Reading Specialist Endorsement only after having finished the Basic Reading Endorsement. The Reading Specialist Endorsement is a year-long program only.

Required BYU Courses:

  • Advanced Early Literacy (ElEd 642 - 2 credits)
  • Advanced Reading Comprehension (ElEd 742 - 2 credits)
  • Supervision of Literacy Programs (ElEd 620 - 2 credits)
  • Reading Specialist Internship (ElEd 680R - up to 6 credits)