K-12 Ohio Reading Endorsement

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Admission & Requirements  |  Curriculum  |  Accreditation


The 100% online K-12 Ohio Reading Endorsement is designed to prepare teachers at all grade levels to think critically about reading pedagogy and implement reading strategies to improve student success. Defiance College's program curriculum meets ODE requirements to help you successfully pass OAE Subtests I and II (038/039). Best of all, it's affordable and flexible with courses offered year-round.

Apply for only the Reading Endorsement to get a headstart on your master's degree or apply for an MAE with a Reading Endorsement. 


Carla Higgins, Ph.D., Program Director
Clarissa Barnes, Ph.D., BCBA-D
Jo Ann Burkhardt, Ph.D.
Fred W. Coulter, Ph.D.
Rachel Eicher, Ed.D.
Amanda Gilbert, Ph.D.