Ohio Reading Endorsement
- Prerequisites to all Ohio Reading Endorsement includes: (a) Current Educator licence (b) complete Baccalaureate degree, and (c) completion of 9-12 prerequisite hours of reading course work, dependant on current license held.
The PreK-12 Reading Endorsement consists of 15 graduate credit hours. In addition to completing these courses,candidates must pass the Ohio Assessment for Educators Reading Subtest I (038) and Reading Subtest II (039) to obtain the PreK-12 Reading Endorsement.
EDTL 6200 – Content Literacy P-12 (Fall, Spring, Summer)
Analysis of the unique nature of learning with informational texts across grade levels and subject areas. Investigation of literacy requirements, teaching and learning strategies, and materials. Topics include nonfiction genres, word recognition, vocabulary, comprehension, writing to learn, study skills, and assessment and evaluation methods.
EDTL 6210 – Literacy: Theories and Applications
Fall, Summer. Identification of major areas of concern in literacy development; alternative solutions; psychological, sociological, and historical point of view.
EDTL 6220 – Classroom Literacy Assessment and Intervention
Fall, Summer. Techniques of assessing literacy and providing literacy intervention strategies and support services for students in both the classroom and resource setting. Experiences include the use of appropriate informal and formal instruments as well as designing/developing appropriate intervention and support services.
EDTL 6260 – Role of Phonics and Word Recognition in Reading and Instruction
Spring, Summer. Course focuses on phonics instruction and other word recognition strategies implemented in reading instruction. Students will study theories and applications of phonics instruction as well as other word recognition strategies.
EDTL 6280 – Practicum in Literacy Intervention
Spring, Summer. Practicum which includes techniques of assessing, teaching, and providing literacy intervention for readers in classroom and resource settings. Prerequisites: EDTL 6210 and EDTL 6220.
- Once course requirements are complete, candidates will need to submit the following to the EDHD Office of Accreditation and Licensure:
- An Ohio Department of Education Licensure Application
- Associated fees
- An official transcript of final grade
- An official score report confirming passage of the Ohio Assessment for Educators Reading Subtest I (038) and Reading Subtest II (039)
Classroom Teachers apply HERE
Graduating Seniors apply HERE
Fremont Educators apply HERE
- Step 1: Apply Online to the Graduate College Step 2: Submit Transcripts and Test Scores
Complete the application form online.
- Go to: http://www.bgsu.edu/gradcoll/page24959.html
- Click APPLY ONLINE NOW
- Enter USERNAME and PASSWORD
Note: The $45 non-refundable application fee for domestic students per graduate application submitted ($75 non-refundable application fee for international students) can be paid online or by sending a check to the Graduate College AFTER your application has been submitted (see Step 2 for address).Step 3: Submit Three Letters of Recommendation
Two official transcripts from all institutions attended and all *required test scores are to be sent to:
Office of Admissions
110 McFall Center
Attn: Graduate Admissions
Bowling Green State University
Bowling Green, OH 43403-0083
*See graduate program specifics for required standardized tests. TOEFL scores are required from applicants whose native language is not English
Note: If, for some reason, all of your transcripts don’t arrive or you change your mind, another application and fee is required for the next semester.Submit three letters of recommendation to the program advisor.