Teachers with subject area coverages that provide reading instruction or intervention to any K-6 students will need to take 2 college credits or the equivalent in order to renew a certificate with a beginning validity date of July 1, 2020 or beyond. The credits must be in explicit, systematic and sequential approaches to reading instruction, developing phonemic awareness and implementing multisensory intervention strategies. This rule identifies the coverage areas that would require the course work: Elementary Education (K-6), Prekindergarten/Primary Education (age 3 through grade 3), Elementary Education (grades 1-6), Primary Education (grades K-3), English (grades 1-6), Middle Grades English (grades 5-9), Middle Grades Integrated Curriculum (grades 5-9), English (6-12), Reading (K-12), Reading (Endorsement), and English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) (grades K-12).