Dr. Mary Jo Melvin
Chairperson
Butterfield Hall 330
814-732-2154
Email:  mmelvin@edinboro.edu

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Reading Program

 

Program Highlights:

30 Credits
Nationally recognized by the International Reading Association (IRA)
Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation in Teacher Education (NCATE)
Students can complete the program in 20 months
Program will enable students to obtain certification as a Reading Specialist

Program Overview:

 The M.Ed. Reading program will enable students to obtain a master's degree in Reading and will qualify them for certification as a reading specialist. This professional training is essential in diagnosing and helping children overcome reading disabilities, as well as in promoting developmental reading practices in school. A one week summer residency is required.

The reading clinic is a one week summer residency,designed to present the prospective Reading Specialist to begin putting into practice the theoretical constructs learned in preceding courses. The clinic practicum requires the graduate student to diagnose the reading problems of several different clients and prepare and carry out a remedial program of instruction.


Click on the link below to view the power point presentation for the Online Reading Program

ONLINE  READING  PROGRAM  ORIENTATION

 

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