Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Interventionist Program

Carroll University's Structured Literacy/Dyslexia Interventionist Program offers two pathways for K-12 staff interested in developing their literacy skills:&

  1. Dyslexia Educator
  2. Certified Dyslexia Interventionist

Both pathways begin with the Essentials of Structured Literacy credential, before moving into an applicable practicum.

Elements of Structured Literacy

Elements of Structured Literacy Microcredential

This virtual offering provides synchronous and asynchronous, interactive learning about language and literacy, dyslexia, and methods of structured literacy. 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. 

Cost: $1,300
Dates:  October 17, 2022 - December 23, 2022

Materials Needed
MindPlay subscription (~$199)
Language Card Deck (~$17)
Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills Activity Book (~$14)
Multisensory Teaching of Basic Language Skills Text Book (~$80)
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Dyslexia Educator

This offering is for those who completed Elements of Structured Literacy and wish to apply their learning in an elementary, middle or high school setting. The microcredential is 20 weeks in length with the bulk of learning engaged in an 18 week practicum (30 minute lessons) where candidates provide both one on one and small group instruction in a school setting.  

Prerequisite: Elements of Structured Literacy
Course runs: January 9-May 26, 2023
Cost: $1,300
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Certified Dyslexia Interventionist

This intensive offering is for those who completed Elements of Structured Literacy and wish to pursue certification as an IDA recognized Dyslexia Interventionist. The microcredential is 30 weeks in length with the bulk of learning engaged in a 24 week practicum (45-60 minute lessons) where candidates provide one on one instruction to a learner with word level reading difficulties. Upon completion of the microcredential, candidates seek certification through the IDA recognized Structured Literacy Dyslexia Interventionist process.

Prerequisite: Elements of Structured Literacy
Course Runs: January 9 - June 25, 2023
Cost: $2,200
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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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