- Supporting Phonemic Awareness
- Instructing Phonics and Spelling
- Developing Comprehension
- Increasing Fluency
- Building Vocabulary
- Integrating Five Essential Reading Skills
- Close Reading
Our facilitated online course offerings provide in-depth knowledge of reading using State Standards. These courses have been developed to meet the rigorous standards of a graduate level course and may be taken for graduate credit or professional development points (PDPs). The course workload expectations are the same for either route. Graduate credit is provided by Gordon College, MidAmerica Nazarene University, and Westfield State University; you receive graduate credit from the college of your choice. PDPs are offered through Westfield State University. You are able to take the 6 core reading essential courses and receive a certificate for master of the essential reading skills through Gordon College. *Note this is not a reading specialist certificate. Contact the universities for their other programs.