SEDC and USOE are offering classes to teachers who wish to acquire a Reading Endorsement

Instruction with Literature and Informational Texts for Children and Young Adults

The purpose of this graduate-level course for practicing teachers is to provide an overview of literary and informational texts for children and young adults, with emphasis on classic and recent publications, and their appropriate use in the classroom. Students in this course will acquire knowledge about authors, historical context, and background. They will also discuss trends and classroom applications.

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Course Syllabus will be posted in Canvas


Terra Gubler currently teaches First Grade at George Washington Academy in St. George. She started teaching in 2009 after graduating from SUU. She earned her Master of Education in 2009. She is certified in the following: Elementary Education with Reading and Early Childhood Emphasis, Levels 1 and 2 Reading Endorsement, Stat Trainer Tuto, DIBELS Next Assessment Trainer and Spalding.

She has also served as an Adjunct Professor at SUU teaching Teaching with Children’s and Adolescent Literature (EDRG 5330) and Advanced Content Area Literacy (EDRG 5320).

Terra was the Regional Reading Specialist for SEDC from 2006-2012 and taught several classes.


Classes will be held in a maximum of 6 sites (28 seats) via IVC within the SEDC Region, including, but not limited to:

  • SEDC Office in Cedar City

  • Beaver U

  • Kane District Office

  • George Washington Academy

  • Garfield District Office

  • Millard District Office

Class is open to all Teachers in the above Districts, including those in Charter Schools. Sites will be determined after registration, as location depends on need.

Dates and Times

Start Date is September 1, 2015. Classes will be held one evening a week (4:30 to 8:30) for 11 weeks.


There  will be a nominal cost charged by SUU to process credits.


Registration is Closed


Questions? Contact Chris at 435-586-2865 or