Are Cox Campus courses IDA accredited?

Yes! Cox Campus’s K-3rd Structured Literacy Program is accredited by the International Dyslexia Association for meeting the knowledge and practice standards for teachers of reading. Our program contains 11 courses. The full program takes approximately 71 hours to complete. This includes time to read and comprehend all included resources, articles, and course notes provided throughout, as well as watching the course videos. That covers the KPS and provide learners with critical knowledge for systematic and explicit implementation of Structured Literacy in the classroom. We are thrilled to be able to provide this 100% free, online program to our members! 

How many courses do I need to take?

11 courses (approx. 71 hrs. of total coursework)

What are the courses?

All the courses in the Structured Literacy Program track on Cox Campus. This includes: 

  • Oral Language is the Foundation for Literacy 
  • GaDOE Dyslexia Video Series 
  • Early Literacy: Print Awareness, Phonological Awareness, and Alphabet Knowledge 
  • Systematic and Explicit Phonics Instruction 
  • Meaningful Read Aloud’s for Vocabulary and Oral Language Comprehension 
  • Vocabulary Instruction 
  • Reading Fluency 
  • Reading Comprehension 
  • Teaching Writing to K-3 
  • Response to Intervention 
  • Assessing Our Students 

Where do I upload my certificate

Please see the instructions listed on the CERI website to apply for the KPEERI Exam.

Do I get CEU’s for these courses?

Yes, you will earn CEUs for each individual course that you take as part of the CCSLC Program. After you have completed these 11 courses you will be eligible to take the comprehensive exam. Upon successful completion of the exam, you will receive your IDA-accredited certificate. (Note: the final certificate does not confer CEUs, but the 11 individual courses do.)

Does this program have a dyslexia endorsement?

Cox Campus’s Structured Literacy Program is officially accredited by the International Dyslexia Association (IDA) for meeting the knowledge and practice standards for teachers of reading.

Is Dyslexia training required for GA?

There is no required dyslexia training. The Georgia Early Literacy Act (HB 538) does require that all K-3rd grade teachers complete an approved training program regarding structured literacy, science of reading, and foundational reading skills. The Cox Campus K-3rd Structured Literacy course fulfills this requirement.

Does this program qualify for CERI Dyslexia certificate?

This program does not qualify for the CERI Dyslexia certificate. This program certificate does allow you to sit for the KPEERI exam, administered by the Center for Effective Reading Instruction (CERI). With this program you will be eligible to apply for the Structured Literacy Classroom Teacher (SLCT) Knowledge Certificate through CERI

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