2019-2020 Graduate Academic Catalog

Graduate Certificate in Literacy Coaching and Teacher Leadership 12 credits

Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative

Developed by the Lesley University Center for Reading Recovery and Literacy Collaborative, this 12-credit graduate certificate is designed for literacy coaches, teacher leaders, or administrators who want to gain expertise in literacy coaching, shared leadership, and developing a culture of professional learning across a school or district. Participants should be working in or have access to a school or district environment in order to put into practice aspects of the coursework.

Program Prerequisite: Master's degree in education, literacy, or related field or Bachelor's degree in education with a minimum of five years teaching experience

Program of Study

Courses may have prerequisites for registration; please check course descriptions before registering.

Required Courses (12 credits):

EEDUC 6403Acquiring Coaching and Teacher Leadership Expertise


EEDUC 6404Elevating Literacy Expertise Through Coaching


EEDUC 6405Building Capacity through Continuous Professional Learning


EEDUC 6406Shared Leadership for School Improvement