Off-Campus Program: Literacy Education, Reading Specialist @ Bishop McNamara HS Program Description
The Master of Education (M.Ed.) in Literacy Education, Reading Specialist concentration employs research-based practices that directly address the literacy needs of struggling readers and helps students assume leadership positions within their schools. The program calls on sociocultural and developmental theoretical perspectives in literacy to enhance teachers’ understanding of the reading-writing-learning connections that allow students from diverse backgrounds to become confident, successful learners. Graduates will be able to create a literate environment that fosters reading and writing by integrating foundational knowledge, use of instructional practices, approaches and methods, curriculum materials and the appropriate uses of assessments.