Reading Specialist Master's Degree Plus Endorsement (RSE) mirrors the curriculum for the Reading Teacher Endorsement, but goes further by allowing candidates an opportunity to become adept at coaching, leadership, diversity and teaching literacy across the K-12 levels, the Reading Specialist Endorsement ensures that candidates meet the Illinois Reading Specialist Standards and the International Literacy Association Standards.


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Teachers who:

  • Are passionate about ensuring that all children have access to high quality reading instruction
  • Excel at collaborating with and building capacity in others
  • Demonstrate an interest in assuming leadership responsibilities in K-12 reading programs

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