Elevate Your School’s Literacy Proficiency Level
Your Master Reading Teacher Certificate from University of Houston-Clear Lake's College of Education enables you to work in literacy education at the elementary, intermediate, or high school level. As a Master Reading Teacher, you’ll become a valuable resource to students, their parents, and other teachers. You could be involved in conducting reading assessments at your school and be able to evaluate the results to add valuable input to your school’s reading program. You’ll also be able to incorporate state’s content requirements and performance standards into the school’s reading instruction so that all students’ needs are addressed, including those with reading or learning disabilities or second-language learners.
Achieve Your Master Reading Teacher Certificate
A Master Teacher certificate added to an existing Texas teaching certificate designates
the educator as having mastery of a particular subject area. It is the intent that
the master teacher will serve as a resource to fellow teachers.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Graduate Deadlines
New Degree Seeking - December 1
Priority* - January 4
Final* and Session Start - January 16
New Degree Seeking - May 1 (Some programs may not apply)
New Degree Seeking - August 1
Priority* - August 13
Final* and Session Start - August 27
*Former/Non-degree seeking/Certificate Graduate Students applicants who apply after the priority deadline can expect to go through late registration. $50 late registration fee will be assessed.
- International Deadlines
Priority – March 1
Final – June 1
Priority – August 1
Final – November 1
Priority – February 1
Final – April 1
Students interested in qualifying for scholarships &/or applying for visas outside the U.S. should apply and submit the application documents/test scores by the priority deadline
Freshman will not be accepted for Summer semester
Accreditations and Distinctions
UHCL’s College of Education graduate and undergraduate programs are accredited by the Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation for both initial teacher preparation and advanced educator preparation. We’re one of only 14 educator preparation programs in Texas to hold this accreditation. The College of Education is also accredited by the State Board for Educator Certification/Texas Education Agency and holds accreditations from a number of organizations for individual specializations and certification programs.
We’ve earned national recognition for accomplishment and innovation, including the Christa McAuliffe Award for Excellence in Teacher Education.