The Specialist Certification programs are offered only at the graduate level. Candidates must hold an Instructional I Elementary or Secondary education certification. The successful completion of this program will prepare students to serve as a K-12 reading specialist.
PAÂ Certification Requirements
Applicants must fulfill the following requirements before being recommended for a PA certification in their certification area.
- Hold an Elementary or Secondary Education Certification
- An exiting GPA of 3.0
- Successful Completion of course requirements in their certification area
- Successful Completion of PRAXIS II test (5301)
- Practicum taken at Eastern University Academy Charter School under the supervision of a university faculty member who is also a certified Reading Specialist.