DSC Enrollment Services Extended Hours Aug. 15th - Sept. 2nd (Daytona Main Campus)

Monday-Thursday 8 a.m. -7 p.m., Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

 

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Who We Are

We offer a Florida state-approved reading endorsement. The Reading Endorsement will allow Florida educators to meet the need for highly-qualified teachers in reading, per the Florida Department of Education requirements under the Just Read, Florida! initiative.

Why You Belong Here

Courses are offered in sequence and may be completed in as little as three semesters. Payment per class will be made upon registration. The full endorsement is nine credit hours.

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What do these courses include?

RED3012, Principles of Reading, includes instruction on the six areas of reading: oral language, phonological awareness, phonics, fluency, vocabulary, and comprehension. This course includes resources for both primary and secondary with a focus on struggling readers. (3 credit hours, 8 week class, course offered Fall or Spring A and B-Term, covers Competency 1 and 2).

RED4519, Diagnosis, Intervention in Reading: Literacy Assessments - all the details about the how and why of diagnostic tools, multisensory techniques, literacy measures, and data collection for struggling readers! This course requires observation or videotape submission with professor feedback and instructional strategy evaluations. (3 credit hours, 16 week course, offered Fall or Spring Full Term, covers Competency 3 and 4).

RED4844, Reading Practicum: Requires observation or video submission with professor feedback and instructional strategy evaluations. (3 credit hours, 8 week class, course offered Fall or Spring B-Term, covers Competency 5).

*Each course requires a one-time face-to-face orientation session.

Start your application for a reading endorsement.

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS

Already teaching?

Apply to Daytona State College. Choose "Special Credit - Reading Endorsement" as your Academic Plan.

Submit your teaching status to Admissions.

Send an employment verification letter from your Human Resources department to Admissions.

Not currently teaching?

Apply to Daytona State College. Choose "Special Credit - Reading Endorsement" as your Academic Plan.

Submit your teaching status to Admissions.

Complete the Volusia County School Volunteer Clearance application.

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