Endorsement in K-12 Dyslexia

Learning, networking, and career opportunities

This endorsement prepares a teacher in Arkansas to serve students as a dyslexia therapist and to work with colleagues to promote accommodation for students with reading difficulties.

HANDS-ON LEARNING opportunities

  • Facilitating professional development activities for colleagues
  • Field experience
  • Unit, lesson plan and assessment development for students with special learning needs


  • Creating units, lesson plans, and assessments
  • Examining learning data for students with special reading needs
  • Working collaboratively with teachers, administrators and parents/guardians
  • Working with diverse populations

Students living in states bordering Arkansas receive in-state tuition.
Financial Aid is available for those who qualify. The Arkansas Tech University school code to use on the FAFSA is 001089.

Payment Options:

  • Financial Aid
  • Payment Plan
  • Graduate Assistantships

You could work as a(n):

  • Dyslexia Therapist
Alumni of our program work at:
  • Dardanelle School District
  • Other districts in Arkansas and surrounding states
  • Russellville School District

View the links below to better understand the courses, the course timeline, and who your faculty will be when you enroll as an ATU student.

Credentials that stack with this degree:
  • EdD School Leadership
  • Master(s) in Special Education, Instructional Design and Technology, Library Media Specialist, School Counseling, Curriculum Leadership or Educational Leadership

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Point of Pride

This one-year program allows current educators a flexible way to complete additional training while continuing to work in the education field.


Find out how we will empower you to meet every challenge head-on.