IA Reading Teacher Program

IA Reading Teacher Program

Viterbo University's School of Education prepares educators who are grounded in Franciscan values and possess the knowledge and skills to be reflective decision makers for the 21st century.


Find out How to Apply and course registration information.

Graduate Tuition: $355 per credit plus $10 per credit resource fee for the 2016-2017 academic year.  $365 per credit tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year. 
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Iowa Teachers: "Come and Go" informational meetings are scheduled as follows from 4-5:30 p.m. at the Viterbo Iowa Center, 4949 Westown Parkway, Suite 195, in West Des Moines:
Call the Iowa Center at 515-224-4811 or 888-235-2200 to schedule individual appointments for 1:1 advisement.  

  • Wednesday, May 24, 2017, 4 - 5:30 p.m.

The Viterbo Reading Teacher Program prepares teachers to be the literacy leaders of the future.  Teachers will strengthen their instructional practices, improve student achievement, and share their expertise with others. In addition to offering courses at various locations across the state, Viterbo University can bring classes to teachers where they live and work, with flexible scheduling that meets the demands of their active lives.

Courses in this program could lead toward an IA Reading Teacher Endorsement # 148 or #149.  Specific coursework is required for each endorsement.  Contact your advisor for assistance with selecting required coursework. 

Application to Viterbo University is required prior to registering for coursework. Up to 15 credits earned may qualify as elective credits toward the Master of Arts in Education Generalist degree program.

Note: Educators, will be required to complete a Capstone project. The Capstone project will consist of a mini-portfolio which includes reflections and artifacts related to this coursework and practicum.

For more information, contact:

Kathy Westcott, Viterbo Iowa Center, 515-224-4811 / 888-235-2200 or email kkwestcott@viterbo.edu.