Diagnosis of Reading Abilities – The Science of Reading Diagnosis and Early Literacy Assessment



This seminar provides foundational information necessary to diagnose students’ reading abilities.  It also introduces a model of effective interventional instruction for helping diverse and struggling learners. Seminar work prepares educators to implement the Common Core State Standards and meet state and professional standards.

Please check with your school district to ensure acceptance of this professional development seminar.  After participating in the seminar and completing all the assignments, you will receive a certificate of completion for 20 Contact Hours that you can present to your school district.  Should you decide to pursue an endorsement in Reading with our university partner(s) in the future, your seminar work and payment can be applied toward your tuition and coursework in the graduate class.

Course Requirements

  • Online assignments
  • Administer diagnostic tests to a student (grades 1-12) with reading difficulties.

Course Materials/ Textbooks

  • No textbook required

Course Prerequisites

  • No prerequisites

Professional Development Hours