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READING

STANDARDS

world class knowledge and practice standards

CERTIFICATION

learn about the exam, practicum and maintaining your certification

ACCREDITATION

program reviews conducted every two years

TRAINING

we've partnered with Reading Rockets to help train teachers

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OUR MISSION

Further evidence-based approaches to
reading and learning

Help all students acquire the highest levels
of literacy and thrive

Certify teachers and interventionists using
a structured literacy approach

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evidence-based

STANDARDS

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Structured Literacy Teacher &
Structured Literacy Interventionist

CERTIFICATION

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teacher training programs

ACCREDITATION

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exam preparation

TRAINING

Standards

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The Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading is a comprehensive evidence-based resource that outlines the knowledge and skills to deliver effective instruction and ensure that all children become proficient readers.

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Certification

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Certification is offered at two levels – Tier 1 Certified Structured Literacy Teacher; and Tier 2 Certified Structured Literacy Interventionist.

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Accreditation

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The Knowledge and Practice Standards serve as the basis for the Center’s accreditation of university and independent teacher training programs. These reviews began in 2012 and are conducted every two years.

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Training

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To help candidates prepare for the certification exam, The Center for Effective Reading Instruction has partnered with Reading Rockets, the public broadcasting website, to offer supplemental information through their online First-year Teacher Training Modules.

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