The Ed.S. in Reading Specialty is a 36-hour program designed for licensed teachers and focuses on collaboration and leadership while learning the most effective mentoring and coaching practices. The program emphasizes a balanced approach to literacy, implements the Common Core English and Language Arts Standards, and concentrates on diagnosis and remediation of reading disabilities. Candidates will earn an Ed.S. degree and an endorsement as a reading specialist in preK-12. The candidate will also develop and implement an individual research project.
All Ed.S. candidates take the following two courses as non-credit, no-charge, and pass/fail, one during their first semester and one during the semester in which they graduate: