Add-on certification must be added to a valid Louisiana teaching certificate.
|Southeastern Course Number||Louisiana State Department Requirement|
|EDUC 657 or 677||Foundations of Reading|
|EDUC 661 or 678||Diagnosis and correction of reading to include a Practicum (6 semester hours)|
|EDUC 665 or 666|
|EDUC 664||Reading in the Content Area|
Additional Louisiana State Department of Education Certification Requirements:
- Master's Degree earned at a regionally accredited college or university
- Three years of experience in the licensed or certified field
Note: Reading Specialist Certification will be valid for teaching and/or supervision of reading in grades 1-12.
Upon completing all requirements, the teacher's district will send an Evaluation, Add-On, Course Approval & Name Change Application (Application Type - EV) and any other documents (e.g., transcripts) to the Louisiana State Department of Education to add the new area to the existing teaching certificate.