Apply: Literacy Specialist

1. Register & apply: Register (create an account) and complete your application online, which includes submitting a resume, professional statement, and two letters of recommendation as detailed below.

Professional Statement
Letters of Recommendation

Register for an account & apply online


2. Request official transcripts from each college you attended.


3. Complete additional requirements:

  • Proof of teacher certification from the NYS Teach system. This can be a screenshot that shows your certification has been issued or pending. 
  • If you have not yet applied for certification (pending undergraduate program completion), will require proof of certification within your first term of study.


  • Fall Term: May 1 preferred; applications considered through Aug. 15 as space permits.
  • Spring Term: Oct. 1 preferred; applications considered through Dec. 15 as space permits.
  • Summer Term: March 1 preferred; applications considered through May 1 as space permits

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