Literacy Coaching Micro-Credential

Our literacy coaching micro-credential program provides academic coursework and a specialized practicum to prepare literacy professionals in education with the knowledge and skills to perform the role of an elementary or secondary literacy coach. Current UB students, and non-UB students, are eligible to apply.

Our program consists of four courses designed to support you as you:

  • develop and apply foundational knowledge of literacy, diversity and equity to design, implement and evaluate literacy curriculum and instruction
  • develop knowledge of literacy assessment and evaluation
  • demonstrate the ability to support classroom teachers through professional learning, leadership and coaching to meet the literacy needs of students and design learning environments

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Program Overview

Academic credential granted Micro-credential
Credits required for completion 11
Time to completion 3 to 4 semesters
Skills experience gained
  • Career Management
  • Coaching
  • Critical Thinking/Problem Solving
  • Digital Technology
  • Global/Intercultural Fluency
  • Leadership
  • Oral/Written Communications
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork/Collaboration
Course delivery Online asynchronous
  • Elementary or secondary literacy coach
Application deadline Spring: Jan. 14
Summer: May 1
Fall: Aug. 20
Questions about the program?
Ashlee Campbell

Clinical Assistant Professor
Department of Learning and Instruction
17 Baldy Hall


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Graduate School of Education
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