Candidates will complete a Literacy Specialist Portfolio as the capstone project as a part of this program.

The portfolio for the Literacy Specialist program is an electronic portfolio in which candidates showcase their learning aligned with the International Literacy Association Standards for Reading/Literacy Specialists and International Dyslexia Standards. The Portfolio is comprised of artifacts based on coursework and reflective summaries. The portfolio is created on a website

Throughout the Literacy Specialist program, candidates complete numerous assignments and field-based activities. Compiling a portfolio is intended to be a powerful and reflective learning tool that helps students analyze, synthesize, and showcase learning. The faculty will assess your portfolio, which showcases both development and highly proficient work.