Advance children’s literacy in a variety of vital roles.
Expand reading and writing skills of PreK–12 students who need regular assistance or intervention. Learn to work one on one, in small groups, or in classroom settings. You’ll get thorough training in literacy strategies, and work on research and policy. Prepare to be a teacher-leader as you focus on staff professional development. Gain skills that will position you for a rewarding career and your students for lifetime success.
At Lesley, our specialist teacher of reading programs have earned a reputation for producing outstanding graduates.
With a master’s degree and Initial or Professional license in early childhood, elementary, or special education, you can take this program to become an accomplished reading specialist at the school or district level. At the same time, you can move your Initial license to the professional level. Take courses that cover literacy and literature. Learn how to teach struggling students, perform student evaluations, and work with family and community. Emerge confident in your ability to make a vital difference for students who need your help.