The Remedial Reading/Remedial Language Arts (#102) certification is a state issued credential. To be eligible for this credential, individuals must:
Individuals wishing to pursue the 102: Remedial Reading/Remedial Language Arts certification do so for a variety of reasons. Most often, individuals pursue this certification because they want the option of seeking employment as a remedial reading teacher, Board of Education reading teacher, or school/district literacy coach.
Certified candidates without 30 months of teaching experience CAN enroll in the #102 program.
Candidates holding an active CT certification who do not have 30 months of teaching experience may enroll in the #102: Remedial Reading program, or degree options including the #102 Remedial Reading certification option. However, they will not be eligible to earn the #102 certification until they have accumulated 30 months of teaching experience.
Candidates earning the #102 Certification are eligible for a Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Interventionist Certification with the Center for Effective Reading Instruction, a subsidiary of the International Dyslexia Association
Individuals holding a CERI, Wilson or AOGPE certification may be eligible for a waiver of clinical practicum coursework, with approval by the RLD Program Director. Please inquire.
Reading and Language Development
|Programs of Study Leading to the #102 Remedial Reading/Remedial LA Certification|
|Minimum Degree Required||T Certification Required||Credits||Credits Eligible to Transfer In||Average Time to Complete||Eligible for Optional SL/Dyslexia Interventionist Certification with CERI?|
|#102 Certification in in Remedial Reading/Remedial Language Arts||BA/BS||Yes||21||6||1 Year||Yes|
|MA in Remedial Reading/Remedial Language Arts w/ #102 Certification||BA/BS||Yes||30||6||1.5 Years||Yes|
|SYC in Remedial Reading/Remedial Language Arts w/ #102 Certification||MA/MS||Yes||36||6||2 Years||Yes|