In partnership with Jemicy School, the 12-credit Post-Master's Certificate in Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, and Dyscalculia provides participants with the skills and methods to be effective and competent teachers of students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia and other related learning differences.
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What Makes Our Program Unique

The Program aligns itself with the Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading developed by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA).


Required Courses

SPE 590 - Foundations of Literacy I: A Structured Language Approach for Teaching Students with Dyslexia (3)
SPE 591 - Foundations of Math: Understanding Math as a Language (3)
SPE 592 - Foundations of Literacy II: Moving Beyond the Basics (3)
SPE 593 - Integration of Learning Strategies and Executive Function Skills (3)

Total Credits: 12


Upon completion, candidates will be prepared to take the IDA Certification Exam for classroom educators.

Education Careers

Notre Dame is one of the state’s largest and most significant private providers of teacher education.