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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

You set the number of courses you take at one time - you may take one class at a time or all three in one semester. 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: Demonstration instruction regarding phonological awareness, vocabulary, and fluency. This includes how to adjust your textbook, primary or secondary sources for readability to offer engagement for your struggling readers. 3 credit hour course offered Fall or Spring A and B-Term.
 
RED4519, Diagnosis, Intervention in Reading: All the details about the how and why of diagnostic tools, multisensory techniques, literacy measures, and data collection for students with dyslexia… and more! 3 credit hour course offered Fall or Spring Full Term.

RED4844, Reading Practicum: Requires observation or video submission with professor feedback and instructional strategy evaluations. 3 credit hour course offered Fall or Spring B-Term.

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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