Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Requirement

Completion of the Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Course or passage of the Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Assessment is required for renewal of an Idaho professional education credential for anyone who holds one of the following certificates:

  • Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education Blended Certificate
  • Standard Elementary
  • Standard Exceptional Child Certificate

Options for fulfilling requirement

Option 1

ED-LLC 549 Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Course

  • ED-LLC 549, Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Course
  • Available online or in person.
  • Course offered in spring, summer and fall semesters – Next course begins August 26, 2019
  • Graduate level course – Can count towards a graduate degree
  • Satisfies Idaho Comprehensive Literacy requirement
  • Counts for 3 credits towards certification renewal
  • $1074 tuition & fees
  • If this options sounds right for you click here to apply. Apply as non-degree seeking and register for ED-LLC 549

Option 2

Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Assessment

  • Offered in person only on campus at Boise State University
  • Offered all year round. Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm (usually at either 8:30 am or 1:30 pm)
  • Satisfies Idaho Comprehensive Literacy requirement
  • Multiple choice format
  • Comprised of 3 standards
  • $75 per standard for a total of $225 (cash, check or money order)
  • Must receive a score of at least 74% on each standard to pass
  • If this option sounds right for you email lisaderosier@boisestate.edu to set up an appointment

Option 3

LLC 340 Idaho Comprehensive Literacy Course (undergraduate)

  • Offered in person
  • Course offered in spring, summer and fall semesters – Next course begins in June 2019
  • Undergraduate level course
  • Satisfies Idaho Comprehensive Literacy requirement
  • Counts for 4 credits towards renewal
  • $1092 tuition & fees
  • If this option sounds right for you visit Admissions to apply. Register for ED-LLC 340.