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LITERACY EDUCATION

Master of Science in Education
Literacy Specialist Post-Master's Certificate

Admission Requirements for both

GPA of at least 3.0; teaching certificate in early childhood, elementary, secondary, or special education; 3 hours of children's literature at the undergraduate or graduate level.; a minimum of two years of full time contract teaching; two letters of recommendation; passing score on literacy disposition paper, and an interview.

Additional Application from Department or School? yes

Application Deadline

Spring 2014 - 12/13/13
Summer 2014 – 4/25/14
Fall 2014 – 7/18/14

Spring 2015 - 12/12/14
Summer 2015 - 4/24/15
Fall 2015 - 7/24/15

 

Exit Requirements

Pass the Assessment of Professional Teaching (APT 104) one semester prior to program completion; Earn an A or a B in all program courses; present and pass the final Literacy Program Notebooks and final disposition paper demonstrating proficiency in all the standards and have resources for each of the literacy areas; provide evidence of membership in a professional organization (ie. IRC, IRA, NRC, or NCTE).

In addition, candidates for the MSEd must pass the literacy action research project.

Catalog Description
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Contact the Graduate Program Director

Graduate Program Director
Literacy Education
Department of Curriculum and Instruction
Southern Illinois University Edwardsville
Edwardsville IL 62026-1122
(618) 650-3082

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