Reading Specialization

George Fox University

The reading specialization program is for classroom teachers preparing for specialized work in diagnosing reading difficulties and improving reading instruction in their own classroom, or as a reading specialist in a school at either the early childhood/elementary or at middle level/high school levels.

Students may declare Reading as a specialization within their Master of Education program or complete the specialization courses as an endorsement-only candidate to be recommended for a Reading endorsement on their teaching license.

In addition to the course requirements, including a practicum, the candidate for the reading endorsement must also successfully complete the Praxis Reading Specialist Exam in order to be recommended for licensure. The course work for this specialty has been designed to provide a broad base of understandings about successful reading methods, programs and assessments, but also to prepare the individual to successfully complete the Reading Specialist Exam.

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Kipp Wilfong

Kipp Wilfong

Admissions Counselor, Graduate Education Programs