- A balance of theory and research
- Teach all aspects of literacy development
- Reading clinic
Our Graduate Reading Program provides students with a balance of theory/research and practical techniques that prepare them to teach all aspects of literacy development. You will leave our program with many strategies to have a positive effect of literacy development, the ability to create techniques, and the ability to make sound judgments regarding any new strategies to which you will be exposed in your career.
Offered as a second certification only.
More About This Degree
- This program is accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
- College: Reap College of Education & Human Development
- Department Website: Education Department
- Courses: Available courses in this department
- 33 Credit Hours Required
Full Time Faculty - Education Department
Patricia Arter, Ed.D, Chairperson
Tammy Brown, Ph.D.
Kathryn Clauss, IHM, Ph.D.
Christine Fryer, M.S.
Michelle Gonzalez, Ph.D.
Bernice Lukus, M.S.
Joseph Polizzi, Ph.D.
Frances Russell, IHM, Ph.D.
Kathleen Ruthkosky, Ph.D.
Tonya Saddler, Ph.D.
Mary Salvaterra, Ph.D., C.S.J.
Kerri Tobin, Ph.D.
Amy Wincek, M.S.
We have a Reading Clinic where our students test and instruct young people from the community. Each Reading Clinic testing/teaching room is equipped with recording equipment and a personal computer. Students also have the use of the Learning Resource Center (with Online resources), as well as the Curriculum and Computer Labs.
Graduate Admissions Requirements
- Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university
- “B” average during undergraduate study or demonstrated potential for graduate work
- Completed application
- Official, sealed transcripts
- Two or three letters of recommendation