Reading Teacher Endorsement

Classes meet at Goucher College

This cohort includes the 12 credits needed for the reading teacher endorsement. 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.     

ED 625- Strategies and Resources for Teaching Reading (3.0 credits)
ED 626- Diagnosis of Reading Difficulties (3.0 credits)
ED 639- Psychological and Linguistic Foundations of Reading (3.0 credits)
ED 638A- Special Project Seminar in Reading Interventions: Word Identification (1.5 credits) 
ED 638B- Special Project Seminar in Reading Interventions: Comprehension (1.5 credits)

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 certified 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 teacher certification.

Graduate Programs in Education in the Welch Center
1021 Dulaney Valley Road, Baltimore, MD 21204
Ph: 410-337-6047 | Fax: 410-337-6085