The M.Ed. in Reading Education and Advanced Certificate in Literacy Instruction & Intervention programs equip educators to meet the challenging literacy and learning needs of students in and out of schools. But don't take our word for it. Here's what recent graduates have said about these programs:
The program has better equipped me as a current literacy teacher and a future literacy leader. It has provided me with the opportunity to reflect on my own teaching practices and also practice first-hand new literacy research and strategies through case studies and projects. I have been able to grow in my confidence as a literacy leader and feel better equipped to support and lead my colleagues.
This program has impacted me personally and professionally. It has given me the confidence of trusting my knowledge and sharing with others and has helped me become a better student and educator. It has helped me realize that I am a lifelong learner and love to learn. I feel so accomplished to have completed this program and am beyond excited to share my literacy knowledge with teachers and students for years to come.
Looking at data and making data-based decisions as guided by the assignments of this program helped me target students' needs in my current classroom. The way this program was designed helped me see my path as an educator going forward.
The program has better equipped me as a current literacy teacher and a future literacy leader. It has provided me with the opportunity to reflect on my own teaching practices and also practice first-hand new literacy research and strategies through case studies and projects.
The professors are phenomenal. I really enjoyed working with each of them. Their level of expertise when it comes to reading has made me feel more capable at my job. I also believe that I am now prepared to move up in my career as I have the skill set to do so.
The Graduate Reading Programs at UNC Charlotte help educators develop reading and literacy expertise to meet needs of diverse and struggling students, become knowledgable about research-based interventions, and develop the skills to move into leadership positions. Want to know more? Email our Graduate Reading program director, Dr. Bruce Taylor, at email@example.com