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2024-2025 Catalog

Teaching and Learning: Reading Specialist, M.S.


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The Reading Specialist Certification is designed for educators holding a Pennsylvania Department of Education (PDE) Instructional I or Instructional II certification seeking to gain certification in Reading. The program is based on the science of Reading utilizing a multi-sensory structured literacy framework.

The Reading Specialist Program strives to: Prepare practitioners to be diagnostic and prescriptive through data-driven instruction and targeted intervention based upon the pedagogy and methodology of Orton-Gillingham in order to meet the diverse needs of today’s learners.

Educators seeking a Delaware Valley University/PDE reading specialist certificate are required to complete seven courses (24 credits) The curriculum equips educators to be instructional leaders in literacy to establish research-based curriculum, instruction, and assessment within our schools and to promote policies and effective practices that foster parent, community, and school partnerships that result in systemic and sustainable change in reading and writing.

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