Leads to certification in the following areas: Literacy birth–grade 6 and Literacy
Curriculum & Learning Outcomes
Designed for individuals who hold (or will soon hold) a valid Initial, Professional
or Permanent New York State classroom teaching certificate.
Leads to both additional certifications and professional certifications.
Our internships engage you in hands-on experiences with diverse students. You will
also work closely with experienced faculty and teachers in the field.
According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics, job opportunities for instructional
coordinators, particularly those who specialize in the development of reading curricula,
should be favorable in the coming years, with a projected employment increase of 23%
between 2008-18. This jump in the number of jobs for certified reading specialists
reflects the need to meet new standards in education.