Frequently Asked Questions
What is Cox Campus?
Cox Campus is a free learning portal designed to distill the science of reading into simple actions adults can take when interacting with children. Cox Campus’s free interactive courses and engaging, comprehensive tools translate language and literacy research into simple, effective, and immediately applicable practices.
These tools are designed to equip any adult interacting with children—from birth through age nine—to do so in ways that support language and literacy development. From nurses to families to educators to leaders, Cox Campus provides straightforward learning paths to understanding the science and skills needed to cultivate environments, relationships, and practices conducive to learning to read.
Who is Cox Campus designed for?
Every adult in a child’s life is an integral part of a child’s ecosystem to support language and literacy. The Cox Campus provides free science-based learning and resources for professionals, families, and communities that empower them to make literacy a reality for all children.
- Education Leaders
- Instructional Coaches
- Community Leaders
- Healthcare Professionals
- Agencies & Social Services
How much does it cost to take a Cox Campus course?
All of the Cox Campus courses and resources are free! As a result of the generosity of the Cox Foundation and grant funding, as well as partnerships with over 100 organizations, we are able to ensure that Cox Campus is and will remain 100% free, providing universal, online access to research-based language and literacy courses and resources.
What does a Cox Campus membership get me?
- Interactive, video-based courses
- Hundreds of free printable resources
- Tested and research-based practices
- Implementation guides & coaching
- Exclusive classroom and real-world scenario videos
- Tailored content for childcare, preschool, and K-3 teachers
- Literacy resources for all child-facing professionals
- Certificates for completed training
Do teachers earn continuing education credits?
Yes, by completing Cox Campus courses, Georgia birth through pre-k teachers can earn Bright from the Start credits for the Georgia Department of Early Care and Learning (DECAL). All members will receive a training certificate immediately after completing a course. If you are not a Bright from the Start childcare center, check with your administrator to see if RRFTS training can be used for your professional development.
Are Cox Campus courses IACET accredited?
Yes! Cox Campus courses are accredited by IACET, the International Accreditors for Continuing Education and Training. Upon completion of a video-based course on Cox Campus, you’ll receive a certificate that shows your CEU is from an IACET accredited provider. Many states and school districts require teachers to use IACET CEUs toward license or certification renewal. Check with your supervisor, district administrator, state department of education or relevant organization if IACET CEUs qualify for your license or certification renewal.