Buena Vista University

Reading Endorsement (K-8)

This reading program fulfills the Iowa Department of Education reading Endorsement #148. It qualifies the teacher as a Chapter 1 reading teacher, but is not valid for a position as director of a reading program. This endorsement must be accompanied by Endorsement #102, Elementary Classroom Teacher.

Courses of study


Reading endorsement (K-8): 24 credit hours

EDUC 317 Foundations of Reading/Language Arts
EDUC 332 Children’s Fiction and Nonfiction
EDUC 335 Oral Communication for Reading Teachers
EDUC 342 Written Communication for Elementary Reading Teachers
EDUC 365 Reading in the Content Areas
EDUC 371 Analysis and Correction of Reading Difficulties
EDUC 380 Language Development for Reading Teachers
EDUC 442 Reading Instructional Strategies
EDUC 443 Reading Practicum

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Buena Vista University
610 W. 4th Street
Storm Lake, IA 50588

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