This Specialist course builds on the work of the Reading Part 2 course with a strong focus on leadership within the area of reading and bringing about a school wide change, increased student achievement and engagement. Candidates will analyze, review and interpret data to build capacity and collaborative professional learning opportunities that help close the reading gap within schools and the school board.
Course objectives include effective instructional practices, assessment strategies, mentoring and school changes, working with the school literacy teams, parents, and advocacy groups.
- OCT member in good standing with a permanent or temporary teaching certificate
- Successful completion of the Additional Qualification course: Reading, Part 2; and
- Two years of successful teaching experience, certified by a supervisory officer.
- Submission of Certificate of Teaching Experience Form to certify experience (found in the Policies and Forms section)
Winter 2024 January 23 to April 5, 2024
Opens October 24, 2023
Closes January 16, 2024