ALII Graduate Certificate Program

ADvanced Literacy Instruction & Intervention Graduate Certificate

For teachers and other educational professionals seeking to advance their skills to meet the reading and litearcy needs of individuals and groups of students, the 12-hour Advanced Literacy Instruction & Intervention Certificate Program (ALII) is a great option! The ALII certificate prepares graduates to use of data to develop reading and writing instruction for all students but especially for striving readers and English Language Learners. Students can enroll and begin in any full term: Spring, Summer or Fall. The program:

  • Prepares students to use of data to inform reading and writing instruction
  • Create interventions for striving readers and English Language Learners
  • Allows students to move on to the M.Ed. in Reading if they choose to continue

Students in the certificate program take four courses. Students choose either READ 6250 or READ 6255 and three other READ courses: ​

  • READ 6250 Emergent and Elementary Literacy or READ 6255 Middle/Secondary Reading and Writing — take one based on the grade level(s) you work with (elementary or middle/secondary)
  • READ 6252 K-12 Writing Development and Instruction
  • READ 6204 Teaching Reading to ELLs
  • READ 6260 Diagnostic Assessment and Instruction in Reading

Join one of our Zoom information sessions

Want to learn more about the Master of Education in Reading Education and the Advanced Literacy Instruction & Intervention Certificate Program (ALII)? Sign up for one of our Zoom information sessions where we will discuss the programs, the admissions requirements and process, costs and financial aid, and answer any questions you have.

For more information

Contact Bruce Taylor, Graduate Reading Program Director, at b.taylor@charlotte.edu