About Reading Specialist
Become a leader in literacy for K-12 students.
Pursue a master of education degree and a reading specialist endorsement on your Pennsylvania teaching certificate at California University of Pennsylvania. Our long-standing reputation of producing top-quality educators will open doors to rewarding teaching and leadership careers in the role of a reading specialist.
This program is designed with a classroom teacher's schedule in mind. Take all of your reading specialist courses online during the school year, and come to Cal U's campus in the summer for your clinical reading practicum.
Acquire specialization to advance your career.
- Gain expertise in literacy instruction, assessment and reading program leadership skills.
- Learn the theoretical and evidence-based foundations of reading and writing processes.
- Strengthen your teaching, research and instructional best practices in real-world and clinical settings.
- Develop a reading specialist portfolio and prepare for the Praxis exam.