Literacy Coaching Certificate


The Literacy Coaching Certificate is a program designed to prepare eligible classroom teachers, instructional leaders, and other school personnel to serve in literacy leadership roles with the goal of improving teacher practices and student achievement in diverse Pre K-12 school settings. The program provides a unique opportunity to develop deep expertise in literacy research, policy, practice, and leadership skills.

Contact: Robyn Goldy
Phone: 515-294-1241
E-mail Address:

Certificate Funding Options

This Certificate program doesn’t currently qualify for Federal Financial Aid. The following funding options are available:


ISU-wide: Academic Records, GPA, Statement of Purpose, Letters of Recommendation

Application Deadlines: Summer Semester = March 31; Fall Semester = May 31

Program Requires GRE: No

Program Requires GMAT : No

Copy of valid teaching license (upload to online application)
Documentation of minimum of 2 years of full-time teaching experience

Additional International Requirements:

English Proficiency Minimum:

TOEFL Paper (PBT) 560
TOEFL Internet (iBT) 83
PTE 56

Program Will Review Without TOEFL or IELTS:No

Financial Statement: Application

Mailing Address if needed:

Robyn Goldy
School of Education
1620F Lagomarcino Hall
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011