Teach Students to Connect and Communicate Through Literature
If you love books and you feel it's time for a career change, consider improving the lives of young students by teaching them to overcome their struggles with the written word. University of Houston-Clear Lake offers numerous options to help you get the coursework and training you need to enter a new career in education. Your Post-Baccalaureate Teacher Certification Plan Core Subjects EC-6 Reading Concentration provides the courses and support you need to help your students achieve grade-level reading proficiency so they can advance through their education as confident readers.
Your Skills and Expertise are Transferrable
When you've completed coursework focusing on topics such as corrective and remedial
reading, diagnostic and prescriptive reading, and reading and writing for early childhood
through sixth grade, you will be equipped to lead a classroom with younger children
who are struggling to improve their reading. At UHCL, your professors will help you
acquire the skills to instruct these children, often in a one-on-one setting, to support
their comprehension, spelling and writing skills as well as help them read for enjoyment.
Students in all classrooms still struggle with reading, but you’ll apply the experience
and the communication expertise from your previous career to benefit both your students
and their parents. Your students will develop a strong content knowledge across the
reading education spectrum, and acquire the tools to become familiar and comfortable
within their school and community library.
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Deadlines for Applying
- Transfer Deadlines
Spring 2018Priority – January 4
Final – January 16
Summer 2018Priority Deadline (Summer I and II)– May 22
Final (Summer I) – June 5
Final (Summer II) – July 9
Fall 2018Priority – August 13
Final – August 27
Summer I and II Priority Application deadline for undergraduate transfer, former and non-degree seeking undergraduate/graduate students. Students who apply after this date must submit all required documentation with their paper application in the Office of Admissions and will be processed for late registration.
- 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.