Learn multiple approaches to teaching reading and narrative and
expository writing, as well as speaking and listening skills, all grounded in
theory and integrating traditional and digital texts.
Prepare to become a specialist teacher of reading, working with students who
require regular intervention by reading specialists, at varying ages, grades, and levels of need. Learn to be effective one on one, with small groups, or within classroom settings. Our
programs provide a thorough grounding in theory and in the skills and
practices of consultation and collaboration. See individual program pages for program prerequisites.We offer field placement opportunities for students to
serve as tutors and specialists in school settings. All license are for Massachusetts.
We also offer other Literacy programs for the elementary and middle school classroom educator »
Valerie Harlow Shinas
Division Director, Assistant Professor
Tuition and Fees: Master's/Certificate
Tuition and Fees: Doctoral
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