Does the two full years of teaching include substitute teaching, paraprofessional work, etc?

No, the two years of teaching must be consecutive and must be as a classroom teacher. Part-time teaching cannot be included.

Does the internship have to be completed in one semester?

No, the reading advisor will work with you to enable you to register for variable hours in the internship as you work to complete the ALSDE hour requirements.

Is financial aid available?

Yes, if you enroll in the reading education masters degree program, you can apply for financial aid. You will be unable to receive financial aid in the certificate only program.