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Literacy Coach Certification

The following University of South Carolina courses meet the current South Carolina add-on requirements for Literacy Coach Certification:

South Carolina Add-On Requirements for Literacy Coach University of South Carolina Course
Foundations of Reading EDRD 600 – Foundations of Reading Instruction
Assessment Strategies for Reading EDRD 716 – Foundations of Reading Assessment
Content Area Reading and Writing EDRD 730 - Teaching Reading and Writing in the Content Areas
Instructional Strategies for Reading EDRD 715 – Instructional Strategies for Reading
Reading Instruction and Assessment for Diverse Learners EDRD 797 - Assessment for English Language Learners
Coaching for Literacy Education EDRD 719 - Developing and Guiding the Reading Program
Action Research in Literacy Coaching EDTE 712 - Action Research in Teaching


If you are considering add on certification as a Literacy Coach, you might be interested in completing the M.Ed. in Language & Literacy.