Reading Endorsement (P-12)

Plan of Study (23–26 total credits): 
Core Courses: 
  • EDRD 5641 Foundations of Reading Instruction (3) | Online (Fall Quarter) 
  • EDRD 5735 Reading Fundamentals #1: An Introduction to Scientifically Based Research (3) | Distance Learning 
  • EDSE 5653 Teaching Reading to Exceptional Students (3) |  Summer Intensive, SPU Campus 
  • EDCN 5730 Field Experience/PPA* (5) (Fall, Winter, and Spring Quarter)
Multicultural Course
  • EDRD 5421 Multicultural Children's Lit (K–5) (3) | Distance Learning  

or 

  • EDRD 5422 Multicultural Children's Lit (6–12) (3) | Distance Learning 
Writing Course
  • EDWR 5548 Using Nonfiction to Motivate Reading & Writing (5) | Distance Learning  

or 

  • EDRD 6533*** Writing: Process to Product (K–12) (3) | Online (Winter Quarter) 
Assessment Course  
  • EDRD 5737 Reading Fundamentals #3: The Elements of Effective Reading Evaluation & Assessment (4) | Distance Learning

or 

  • EDRD 6506*** Literacy Assessment and Standards (3)  | SPU campus (Summer Sessions) 

***EDRD 6533 and EDRD 6506 must be taken at the 6000-level. Graduate tuition rates will apply. 

Field Experience Pedagogy Assessment

           Click to review the Field Experience Guidelines. 

Testing Requirement 

Click to review the NES #104 Essential Components of Elementary Reading Instruction Test 

To apply for the Reading Endorsement email endorse@spu.edu.