Principals and superintendents alike request Lesley-trained reading specialists.
You have a passion for literacy, and want to meet the needs of all students. Prepare to do just that with this highly regarded Master of Education (M.Ed.) degree leading to Initial MA license for all grade levels. In the program, you will learn to:
Key program information for the M.Ed. Specialist Teacher in Reading leading to Initial License:
This course examines diverse aspects of language acquisition and literacy development with emphasis on educational implications. The major theories and current research in first and second language acquisition are reviewed with particular attention to linguistic and cultural diversity. Educational topics in language and literacy are addressed, including concerns for reading, writing, oral language, phonics, spelling, academic English, grammar, language assessments, and language-based learning disabilities.
Erika Thulin Dawes
Mary Ann Cappiello
Language and Literacy Faculty and Staff
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