Graduate Certificate in Elementary Reading & Literacy
Walden University

Program Details

Learn how to create strategies to engage preK through Grade 6 readers and English language learners with this Graduate Certificate in Elementary Reading and Literacy. 

This online literacy program from Walden University focuses on the five pillars of reading: phonemic awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. Participants will gain tools for using technology to create 21st century literacy experiences. Specific strategies focus on groups including P-3, intermediate (grades 4-6), English language learners, gifted students, and struggling readers.

Topics of study within this program include:

  • Reading and literacy today
  • Literacy development P-3
  • Reading and literacy growth in grades 4-6
  • Literacy in culturally and linguistically diverse classrooms
  • Literacy in academically diverse classrooms

Requirements

  • A bachelor's degree or higher

Special Accreditation

Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)

School Accreditation Statement

The Higher Learning Commission

Restricted States

New York, Rhode Island