Literacy Coaching

Graduate School of Education

Program Description

Our literacy coaching micro-credential program provides academic coursework and a specialized practicum to prepare literacy professionals in education with the knowledge and skills to perform the role of an elementary or secondary literacy coach. Our program consists of four courses designed to support you as you develop foundational knowledge of literacy, diversity and equity to design, implement and evaluate literacy curriculum and instruction, and demonstrate the ability to support classroom teachers through professional learning, leadership and coaching to meet the literacy needs of students.

Program Contact

Ashlee Campbell
17 Baldy Hall
Buffalo, NY 14260
Phone: 716-645-1058


  • Graduate

Who is Eligible

  • Both UB and Non-UB students

Credit or Non-Credit

  • For Credit

Instruction Method

  • Online (100 percent of the degree requirements can be fulfilled online)

Average Time to Completion

  • Three Semesters

Skills Obtained*

  • Career and Self-Development
  • Communication
  • Critical Thinking
  • Equity and Inclusion
  • Leadership
  • Professionalism
  • Teamwork
  • Technology