Reading Endorsement

A Reading Endorsement can be added to a valid Ohio teaching license upon (a) successful completion of required graduate level reading education courses (EDT 603,642,646,632,635), and (b) passing the OAE Reading subtest l-038 & OAE Reading subtest ll-039 (see for registering, preparation, etc.). Such an endorsement enables a teacher to teach reading in grades K-12 in the state of Ohio. Upon passing the tests you need to complete the application to add the Reading Endorsement as a second teaching field. Apply at the Ohio Department of Education website.

Note: If you are taking your Reading Endorsement classes as continuing non-degree graduate status (CGS), but plan on entering a Graduate program at a later date please keep in mind that you are only allowed to take 12 graduate hours before entering into a master’s program. You will only receive credit for the first 12 hours of graduate work.

Application Process

Apply for graduate enrollment as a continuing non-degree student.

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The Teacher Education Access at Miami (TEAM) Scholarship provides a 50% discount on graduate tuition and fees for Ohio PreK-12 Educators.

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Contact the Department of Teacher Education Graduate Studies at