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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.