The purpose of the graduate program in literacy education is to prepare educators who can function as classroom reading teachers and in specialist roles in the public schools. Goals for candidates completing the literacy program include developing expertise in reading instruction for all students, with a special emphasis on struggling readers; becoming experts at assessment, including literacy assessments of individual students and assessments of the literacy program; and becoming leaders in professional development and in collaborations involving literacy instruction with teachers, paraprofessionals, administrators, families and communities.
In preparation for these professional roles, candidates in the literacy program will develop:
13 January 2020
College of Education
Memorial Hall, MSC 6907,
395 S. High, Room 3175,
22807, United States
Applicants must have Undergraduate grade point average of 2.75 or higher.
English language proficiency: 81 Internet-based TOEFL, IELTS score of 6.5, Pearson PTE Academic score of 58.