EDC511D - Practicum in Education: Reading

The practicum for initial licensure as a Reading Specialist in MA for those employed in the field involves 150 hours of teaching under the direction of a college supervisor and a supervising practitioner in a school setting. A program portfolio and additional paperwork to meet state regulations is required.

PREREQUISITE(S): a prior initial teaching license, one year experience teaching under that license, successful completion of all prior coursework in program including shadowing a reading specialist, passage of all MTELs required for the license, a 3.0 cumulative grade point average, approval of candidate's school district, and approval of AIC's Office of Field Experience.

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