RDLT-54700 Supervising the P-12 Reading Program

The course examines the skills to support teachers and other personnel in the design, implementation, and evaluation of the reading and writing curriculum for all students. Candidates will also explore ways to build effective school-wide professional development programs and provide individual coaching to support the professional growth of teachers and other educators. Candidates examine the role of the reading professional in community involvement and professional advocacy. This course includes a 25-hour field work (clinical) component, which requires the candidate to develop and deliver a professional presentation to an external audience, provide coaching to a teacher, and analyze a district literacy curriculum for improvement initiatives.