Graduate Certificate in Literacy Coaching & Teacher Leadership
Lesley University

Program Details

The online Graduate Certificate in Literacy Coaching and Teacher Leadership program helps develop a culture of professional learning within schools and across districts as individuals gain literacy coaching and leadership expertise for greater student success.  The curriculum teaches ways to work with teachers, school leaders, and stakeholders to develop a common understanding of effective practices in literacy instruction and to discover how to foster shared leadership for long-term school improvement.  The program helps you design coaching sessions with teachers to support their reading and writing instruction and help them reflect on their teaching and helps you to lead and sustain the work of school leadership teams to support the school’s vision for teaching and learning.


  • A master's degree in education, literacy, or related field, or a bachelor's degree in education with a minimum of 5 years teaching experience
  • Should be working in or have access to a school or district environment
  • Official transcripts
  • Personal statement
  • Resume

School Accreditation Statement

New England Commission of Higher Education

Restricted States

Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, Oregon