Reading Specialist Certification

Curriculum, Instruction and Learning Sciences

Role of a Reading Specialist
Reading specialists help schools and districts improve the quality of their reading instruction and the level of students' reading performance.

How to become a Reading Specialist
To become a reading specialist, you must first have your bachelor's degree and initial teaching certification. You also need to complete a course program that prepares you for the TExES reading specialist certification examination. TAMUCC's Master's Program in Reading is a state-approved program that fulfills this requirement. Visit that program's page to learn more about the reading program.