Our fully online 教育学硕士 in 识字教学 with Reading Specialist Certification and the 教育学硕士 in 识字教学 are designed for practicing professionals in the field of literacy. Both programs develop reflective practitioners with the knowledge and skills for effective literacy instruction instruction for Early Childhood through Secondary learners. Candidates will develop expertise as literacy specialists utilizing resources and methods, 读写能力评估, and designing interventions to address varied learning needs of all students. Candidates will have the ability to become proactive instructional leaders and literacy advocates of students at all levels of literacy development. Practicum/Field experience hours with a diverse learner population are embedded in both programs.
研究生s of these program routes have the potential to enhance their literacy classroom practices and/or pursue roles such as literacy coach/specialists, 识字干涉, and adjunct instructors of undergraduate level literacy courses.
文学教育硕士 with Reading Specialist Certification
This degree is designed for teacher practitioners who are interested in obtaining a Texas Reading Specialist Certification to strengthen their understanding of literacy for application in their classroom or other school settings. Candidates for the Texas Reading Specialist Certification must have a valid elementary or secondary Texas teaching certification along with two years of successful teaching experience before taking the Reading Specialist exam (Two years can be concurrent with the program). One hundred and sixty hours of practicum/field experience with diverse learner population are embedded in the program. Field experience hours must be completed at a TEA approved location.
Applicants best suited for this degree would be those who hold a valid Texas Teaching certification, will have two years of experience in public education by the end of the program, 住在德克萨斯州, and can conduct all field hours in a TEA approved location. Applicants who have earned a Masters or higher degree may seek the 24 semester credit hour certification route only.
This degree is designed for practitioners both in and out of the classroom who want to strengthen their understanding of literacy as a literacy specialist for application in their classroom or other learning settings. One hundred and sixty hours of practicum/field experience with diverse learner population are embedded in the program. While both programs follow the same degree plans, this route will not lead to obtaining a Texas Reading Specialist Certification.
Applicants best suited for this degree would be ones who live and/or teach out-of-state/country, teach private or home-school, are private literacy practitioners, or do not wish to sit for the Texas Reading Specialist exam.
的SHSU 阅读障碍证书 is embedded in this program and can be added to the MEd degree.
Please note that application deadlines will occasionally change. Please contact your academic advisor (listed in the contact section) for confirmation on application deadlines.