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Comprehensive Literacy

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 an Early Childhood/Early Childhood Special Education Blended Certificate, Standard Elementary or Standard Exceptional Child Certificate, who is teaching in an Idaho public school at renewal time. 

Options for fulfilling requirement

OPTION 1 – ED-LLC 549

  • Now offered OnlineAlso offered in person 
  • Course offered in spring, summer and fall semesters
  • Graduate level course – Can count towards a graduate degree
  • Satisfies Idaho Comprehensive Literacy requirement
  • Counts for 3 credits towards 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 - Exam

  • Offered in person
  • Offered all year round. Monday through Friday between 8:00 am and 5:00 pm
  • Satisfies Idaho Comprehensive Literacy requirement
  • Multiple choice format
  • Comprised of 3 standards
  • $75 per standard for a total of $225
  • Must receive a score of at least 74% on each standard to pass
  • If this option sounds right for you email briannayates@boisestate.edu to set up an appointment

Exam Study Guides 
Standard 1
Standard 2
Standard 3

OPTION 3 - ED-LLC 340

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