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Reading and Literacies Teacher Preparation

Information, Forms, Resources (for current students)

Information for All Master's Students

NYS Certification:
Requirements
NYS Certification Materials and Schedule


Frameworks and Standards:
Teaching & Curriculum Framework
Warner School Target Proficiencies for Teachers Candidates
IRA Standards for Teachers Candidates


Handbooks:
Reading and Literacies Handbook
 

Key Assessments/Milestones:

Elementary Assessments
NR1 & SR1
When Required for Additional Certification Required for Professional Cert. Only
Innovative Unit EDU427
X
X
Case-Study EDU495 X X
Professional Learning, Leadership and Advocacy EDU495 X X
Practicum Evaluation First EDF422 X X
Lesson Plan For Literacy Coaches EDF423
X
X
Practicum Evaluation Final EDF423 X X
Reflective Narrative Before Graduation
X
X
Master's Essay Before Graduation
Only if Seeking MS Degree
 


Secondary Assessments
NR2 & SR1
When Required for Additional Certification Required for Professional Cert. Only
Innovative Unit EDU427
X
X
Case-Study EDU495 X X
Professional Learning, Leadership and Advocacy EDU495 X X
Practicum Evaluation First EDF424 X X
Lesson Plan for Literacy Coaches EDF425
X
X
Practicum Evaluation Final EDF425 X X
Reflective Narrative Before Graduation
X
X
Master's Essay Before Graduation
Only if Seeking MS Degree
 

 

 

Additional Certification: Students who are seeking Initial and Professional certification in THIS area, but already have another teaching certification in a different area

Professional Certification Only: Students who have obtained initial teaching certification in the SAME area through an undergraduate degree and are seeking professional certification in that area (possibly with extension to other grades and/or inclusive classrooms)

 

Lesson Plan: assignment to be completed in the first “methods” course; rubrics to be filled in by the candidate and the course instructor

Innovative Unit: assignment to be completed during the second “methods” course (literacy methods for elementary and early childhood candidates); rubrics to be filled in by the candidate and the course instructor

Master’s Essay: Master’s degree program culminating assessment for all candidates other than those seeking their first initial teaching certification; rubrics to be filled by the advisor and another faculty member (assigned by T&C Chair)