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Many learners are challenged with the fundamental skills and strategies they need to learn to successfully read, write and navigate digital text. PennWest Edinboro's Master of Education in Reading qualifies you to diagnose and support children with literacy challenges as a reading specialist.

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Why Edinboro Stands Out.

PennWest Edinboro's Master of Education in Reading allows you to open a world of opportunities for every person.

Whether you are a new educator or an experienced teacher, this 30-credit program prepares you to use effective, research-based instructional techniques to teach students to read and write successfully.

This professional training extends beyond the development of basic literacy skills to empower you to become a highly qualified educator.

As you gain experience in diagnostics, interventions and experiences to assist striving readers and writers, you will be inspired to become a reading specialist.

Students who demonstrate difficulties with literacy skills require effective, research-based instruction and intervention. Edinboro University's graduate Reading program is designed for master candidates interested in becoming exemplary researchers, practitioners and teacher-educators committed to improving literacy education.

Dr. Karen K. Tyler,
Program Head

How Edinboro Supports You.

Many learners are challenged with the fundamental skills and strategies needed to learn to read, write and navigate digital text.

At PennWest Edinboro, we understand the needs of learners in the classroom and not only prepare you to successfully deliver today's best instructional skills and strategies, but also for whatever comes next in the field of education.

Our accomplished faculty are recognized for their commitment to student success and the creation of a personal and engaging academic environment. They instruct, guide and inspire you to achieve and lead.

Our highly qualified faculty also recognize the importance of community and hands-on experiences in the development of teachers. Graduate candidates spend a week alongside faculty working with striving readers and writers during the summer reading clinic.

Upon completion of this program, you will be ready for the PRAXIS II exam and successful certification as a reading specialist.

Questions About This Program?

Dr. Karen K. Tyler
Program Head
325 Butterfield Hall
Phone: 814-732-2303

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