Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Interventionist Program

The redesigned SL/DI program provides two pathways for educators to choose from. 

Students begin with taking the Elements of Structured Literacy credential. 
Upon completion of the Elements of Structured Literacy, students can choose to extend their learning with one of the following:
1. Structured Literacy Microcredential
2. Dyslexia Interventionist Microcredential

About the Courses

Elements of Structured Literacy Microcredential

This course provides both synchronous and asynchronous learning about language and literacy, dyslexia, and methods for structured literacy instruction. Upon completion of the microcredential, candidates understand how to assess, plan, and teach scientifically based word reading instruction for individual, small, and whole class learning. Additional modules for fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary are provided. The microcredential is designed for all educators, interventionists, and specialists.  
Cost: $1,300
Dates:  September 12th - November 19th, 2022

Materials Needed
MindPlay subscription (~$199)
Language Card Deck (~$17)
Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills Activity Book (~$14)

 

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Advanced Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Educator

This virtual offering provides 30 hours of synchronous, interactive learning about language, literacy, and dyslexia. Upon completion of this course, candidates will understand how to assess and teach scientifically based word reading instruction for individual, small, and whole class learning. Additional modules for fluency, comprehension, and vocabulary are provided. The microcredential is designed for educators and specialists who teach emergent readers and those needing additional support with word recognition. Upon successful completion of the course, candidates can choose to obtain CERI certification as a Structured Literacy Classroom Teacher.

Cost: $1,300
 

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Certified Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Interventionist

This offering is for those who have completed the Structured Literacy microcredential and wish to pursue certification as a Dyslexia Interventionist. The course is 30 weeks in length with the bulk of learning engaged in a 24 week practicum. Candidates provide one on one instruction using the teaching methods and lesson design learned in the first course. The beginning of the course prepares candidates to successfully engage in the practicum while the end of the course focus on a capstone portfolio project. Upon completion of the microcredential, candidates can also choose to obtain CERI certification as a Structured Literacy Dyslexia Interventionist.
 
Cost: $2200; includes all practicum supervisor fees.
 
Course Requirements:

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Still Have Questions?

For questions about the content, please contact Colleen Pennell at cpennell@carrollu.edu.
All other questions can be directed to Katy Coutley at kcoutley@carrollu.edu.

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