This 33 credit graduate course of study provides extensive course work and experiences in working with students in the field of literacy and language arts, leading to the initial educator certification in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts (102) for grades 1-12.
The Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts Certificate or Sixth Year program focuses on working with students in a variety of instructional settings for the purpose of teaching literacy processes, for evaluating students in reading and language arts, and for developing and evaluating literacy programs. In this program, students learn to create appropriate literacy instruction for learners experiencing difficulty in reading and language arts. Upon completion of this program, students may apply for the Connecticut initial educator certificate in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts, 1-12.
The candidates will be able to:
To be considered for entry into this degree program, the applicant must first have:
The program leading to certification in Remedial Reading and Remedial Language Arts is aligned with the International Reading Association’s standards for the preparation of reading professionals. The Master’s level program includes the following:
Patricia Mulcahy-Ernt, Ph.D.
Professor of Education in Reading and Language Arts
Director of the Graduate Programs in Literacy and English Education
School of Education
Carlson Hall 118
University of Bridgeport
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 576-4201 (work)