Enhance your literacy skills for the K-8 classroom.
Build your skills and knowledge in literacy with Lesley University’s online Graduate Certificate in Literacy for the Classroom Teacher (K-8). You’ll develop a strong foundation in literacy learning, along with its application across diverse populations and content areas. This program gives you strategies to use technology to enhance multiple literacies, integrate reading and writing in the classroom, and use authentic literature to match readers and text.
Our curriculum focuses on helping you deepen your understanding of literacy as you discover methods for incorporating language and literature in the K-8 classroom. With coursework grounded in the latest educational approaches, you’ll study topics like:
- Content literacy
- Writing for K-12
- Cultural responsiveness
You’ll also choose an elective that best reflects your career goals and educational interests. When you finish this program, you’ll be ready to help your students learn in a creative environment that promotes inclusiveness and skill development.
At this time, residents of Arkansas, Georgia, Kentucky, and Oregon are not eligible to enroll in our fully online programs. All others may apply.