Graduate Catalog 2012-2013

Reading Endorsement

Georgia College (GC) offers a unique professional development opportunity. The program is designed for any P-12 teacher or supplemental reading teacher who is interested in learning how to better meet the needs of the students in his/her classroom. Applicants must pass the John H. Lounsbury Graduate Writing Assessment to be admitted to the Reading Endorsement Program. The program addresses the competencies required by the Professional Standards Commission’s Georgia Reading Endorsement. It emphasizes classroom application and addresses three strands:

  • Understanding Readers and the Reading Process
  • Linking Literacy Assessment and Instruction
  • Instructional Strategies in the content areas across Pre-K-12 educators.

Program of Study

This program requires a limited number of meetings per semester. The remainder of the work is on line.

EDRD 6000Theo & Proc of Lit Learning

2 - 3

EDRD 6001Reading Assessment


Specialized Teaching of Reading (Choice of 1)

EDRD 6002Early Childhood Reading Instru



EDRD 6003Mid Grades/Secondary Rdng Inst


Reading Endorsement students do not have to take a GACE content test for adding the endorsement to their certificates. However, they must be recommended by the GC Certification Officer to the Professional Standards Commission.

Total Credit Hours: 9