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Elementary and Early Childhood Education 

 Reading Specialist Degree (M. Ed.) Program 

 

SPOTLIGHT

This graduate degree is a 36-hour program designed to promote the development of reading professionals who are able to play a variety of roles from kindergarten through twelfth grade. These roles include classroom reading teacher, diagnostic remedial specialist, developmental study skills specialist, consultant, or resource specialist. All candidates completing this program are eligible to receive Pennsylvania Reading Specialist Certification after achieving a passing score on the Praxis II test in Reading. This certification is required for all Title I teachers in the Commonwealth of PA.

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Kaelin Nolan

Kaelin Nolan - Featured Student

  Brittany Argall graduated in May 2011 Summa Cum Laude with Elementary Ed major and Exceptionalities minor. She is now teaching 8th grade pre-algebra at Charles H. Darden Middle School in Wilson County North Carolina. Click here to read more about Brittany's success.

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Mary T. Vetere

Assistant Chairperson:
Rose Heilman-Houser