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Literacy Specialist, Advanced Certificate

The Advanced Certificate in Literacy Specialist prepares teachers to gain an understanding of the inter-relationships among language acquisition and literacy development, and to develop strategies for working with children who have language differences, literacy difficulties, and learning disabilities.


Admission Requirements

Criteria for full admission include: Master’s degree from an accredited institution, initial, professional or permanent New York State certification as childhood, elementary, adolescent or secondary teacher, undergraduate GPA of 3.0 or above, submission and review of official undergraduate and graduate transcripts documenting completion of Pace distribution requirements for the liberal arts and sciences, positive recommendations, and a major or concentration in the liberal arts and sciences.