Reading Instruction

Classes meet at Goucher College

These 12 graduate credits meet requirements for the Reading Teacher endorsement for teachers who have MSDE certification as a teacher.  These credits can count toward completing the Goucher Professional Development Certificate or for those needing to earn the master's degree, they can be counted toward the Goucher M.Ed. in Reading Instruction.  The M.Ed. and the Certificate in Reading are MSDE-approved programs for Reading Specialist certification.     



What Classes Will I Take?




Summer 2016

ED  625.300 - Strategies and Resources for Teaching Reading

Tuesday & Thursday | 4:30 - 6:45 p.m. | June 6th to July 18th  
Goucher College  




Fall 2016

ED 639.300 -  Psychological and Linguistic Foundations of Reading  


Spring 2017

ED 626.300 -  Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties  


Summer 2017

ED 638.300 - Special Project Seminar in Reading Interventions: Comprehension

ED 647.300 - Remedial Reading Techniques for Students with Severe Reading Difficulties



Where will classes be held? All classes should be held at Goucher College.

How much will the courses cost? The cost for participation is $750 per 3-credit course, and students may be eligible for tuition reimbursement through Maryland school systems or non-public schools with tuition reimbursement programs.  Talk to your human resources representative for more specific information about your eligibility for tuition reimbursement.  There will also be a non-refundable $180 registration fee per 3-credit course. 


What do I do if I am interested? This cohort is available to the first 20 conditional teachers to apply and be accepted.  To apply, complete the attached cohort application/registration form and return it to the address below with a copy of your conditional teacher certification.


For More Information please contact Ava Norris at or at 410-337-6488. 

Ava Norris, 215 Julia Rogers Building  

Graduate Programs in Education in the Welch Center

1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204  

Ph: 410-337-6047 | Fax: 410-337-6085