The School of Education offers a Master of Education in Reading Program designed to provide experienced teachers, who are prospective reading specialists, with a program of sequential and integrated experiences in areas of the reading curriculum ranging from preschool to adult levels. Students will gain an understanding of the developmental and diagnostic processes involved in teaching reading and the language arts and will become familiar with the resource and supervisory functions which are part of the specialist role. The M.Ed. in Reading is an approved program (K-12) for students who meet Virginia State Department of Education requirements. The reading specialist endorsement also requires completion of three years of teaching in a reading related field.
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
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Classification: Doctoral/Research University—Extensive
Locale: Midsize City
Size & Settings: 20,000-39,999