NUES Reading Level I Endorsement Program:

2018-19 Cohort

NUES in partnership with Southern Utah University is sponsoring a Reading Level I Educator Endorsement Program beginning on September 5, 2018. All rural educators are eligible participate. Others may participate on a space available basis. Informational Flyer.

Preregistration: Prior to registering for classes, you need to be accepted by SUU, obtain a student "T" number, and set up an SUU On-line Portal account. This process takes about a week, so begin as soon as possible. See the Online Registration Instructions below.

Payment of Class Fees: Please note that a late fee of $25 will be assessed if the class is not paid for prior to the 2nd class meeting. An additional $25 ($50 total) will be assessed if the course is not paid for prior to the 3rd class meeting of the course. After the third class meeting, all students who have not paid their class fee will be dropped from the course.

The course schedule is as follows:

  1. IELE 5600 Foundations of Literacy (September 5-October 10, 2018) 3 Credits, Wed. Nights 4:30-8:30 PM
    1. Online Registration Instructions - Registration Deadline is August 31, 2018 - Click here to make a payment to NUES
    2. SUU CRN#:32721
    3. Syllabus:
    4. Instructor: Dr. Louise Jorgensen
    5. Required Text: Tracey, D. H., & Morrow, L. M. (2017).Lenses on Reading: An Introduction to Theories and Models. 3rd edition  New York: Guilford.

      Smith, N.B. (2002). American Reading Instruction, Special Edition. Newark, DE: International Literacy Association (this text could be shared at each site) 

    6. Additional Resource:

      Monaghan, E. Jennifer, & Barry, Arlene L. (1999). Writing the Past: teaching Reading in Colonial America and the United States 1640-1940. Newark, DE: International Reading Association

    7. Class Handouts
      1. See Canvas
  2. IELE 5660 Literature and Informational Texts for Children and Adolescents (October 17-December 5, 2018, no class on 10/31 and 11/21) 3 Credits, Wed. nights 4:30-8:30 PM
    1. Online Registration Instructions - Registration Deadline is October 10th, 2018 - Click here to make a payment to NUES
    2. SUU CRN#:32746
    3. Syllabus:
    4. Instructor: Dr. Louise Jorgensen
    5. Required Text: Children’s Literature Briefly - fourth edition by Mike Tunnell and James Jacobs (2007).
    6. Class Handouts:
      1. See Canvas
  3. IELE 5650 Writing Instruction (January 9-February 13, 2019) 3 Credits, Wed. nights 4:30-8:30 PM
    1. Online Registration Instructions- Registration Deadline - January 2, 2019 - Click here to make a payment to NUES
    2. SUU CRN#:12817
    3. Syllabus:
    4. Instructor: Carrie Weldon & MarKay Anderson
    5. Class Handouts:
      1. See Canvas
    6. Required Text:
    • Bazerman, C. (2007). Handbook of Research on Writing: History, Society, School, Individual, Text. Florence, KY: Routledge. 
    • Graham, S., MacArthur, C.A., & Fitzgerald, J. (Eds.). (2013). Best practices in writing instruction (2nd ed.).  New York, NY:  Guilford.
    • MacArthur, C.A., Graham, S., & Fitzgerald, J.  (2008). Handbook of Writing Research.  New York, NY:  Guilford.Class Handouts:
      1. See Canvas
  4. IELE 5640 Reading Comprehension Instruction (February 20-March 27, 2019) 3 Credits, Wed. nights 4:30-8:30 PM
    1. Online Registration Instructions - Registration Deadline is February 15, 2019 - Click here to make a payment to NUES
    2. SUU CRN#:12988
    3. Syllabus:
    4. Instructor: Ms. Carrie Weldon
    5. Required Texts:
      1) See Syllabus
    6. Class Handouts
      1. See Canvas
  5. IELE 5610 Reading and Writing Across the Disciplines (April 10-May 15, 2019) 3 Credits, Wed. nights 4:30-8:30 PM.
    1. Online Registration Instructions - Registration Deadline - April 5, 2019 - Click here to make a payment to NUES
    2. SUU CRN:13017
    3. Syllabus:
    4. Instructor: Ms. Cris Labrum
    5. Required Text: TBD
    6. Class Handouts:
      1. See Canvas
  6. EDRG 5630 K-12 Literacy Practices and Processes: Instructional Implications (September 4-October 9, 2019) 3 Credits, Wed. nights 4:30-8:30 PM
    1. Online Registration Instructions- Registration Deadline is August 28, 2019 - Click here to make a payment to NUES
    2. SUU CRN: 33210
    3. Syllabus:
    4. Instructor: Dr. Louise Jorgensen
    5. Required Text:Literacy’s Beginnings: Supporting Young Readers and Writers  6th edition by Lea M. McGee and Donald J. Richgels.
    6. Class Handouts:
      1. See Canvas
  7. IELE 5620 Reading Assessment and Instructional Interventions (October 23-December 4, 2019, no class on 11/27), 3 Credits, Wed. nights 4:30-8:30 PM.
    1. Online Instructions - Registration Deadline -October 18, 2019 - Click here to make a payment to NUES
    2. SUU CRN: TBD
    3. Syllabus:
    4. Instructor: Ms. Cris Labrum
    5. Required Text: TBD
    6. Class Handouts: See Canvas
  8. Other Endorsement Information
    1. Information on Required Praxis Exam
    2. USOE Endorsement Information

Registration for these courses is done via the SUU web site. Payments for the courses are done to NUES via their on-line credit card portal. Click here to make a payment. Note: No payments are made directly to SUU.

Classes will run Wednesday Nights beginning September 5, 2018 from 4:30 PM through 8:30 PM and the cost per course will be $200 per course.

For more information or questions, contact:

Amy Davis - amy@nucenter.org or 435-654-1921 x 2
Duke Mossman - duke@nucenter.org or 435-654-1921 x 1

Instructions for accessing recorded classes:

  1. Click on the following link: http://ivcr.uen.net
  2. Click Log In at the top right. Enter "nues" as the login and "Watchnues" as the password, then click "Log In."
  3. Click "NUES" .
  4. Then click on the video you want to view.
  5. Please note that there is a 15 minute set up before each class. So you will probably want to skip that part by using the scroll bar to skip it.
  6. Please call 1-800-863-3496 opt 1 for troubleshooting help.

Tech Support Contacts:

  1. UEN VOC - 1800-863-3496, option 1 and then 1 again
  2. Duke Mossman (NUES) - 435-671-6152

Textbook Sites:

  1. Get Textbooks
  2. Textbooks.com
  3. Amazon


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