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Literacy

An integrated, theoretically grounded view of literacy.

The literacy program addresses the needs of students and education professionals in diverse communities. It involves rigorous scholarship and research, contextualized learning and service in school and community settings, and opportunities for critical reflection on the role of literacy in society and our responsibilities as educators.

This program is designed to enhance the professional preparation of classroom teachers as literacy specialists and to prepare them for leadership roles as campus or school district literacy program coordinators or directors. Completion of the program will lead to New York State certification as Literacy Specialist.

M.S. in Literacy Programs

» View the M.S. in Literacy: Birth to Grade 6 plan of study

» View the M.S. in Literacy: Birth to Grade 12 plan of study

» View the M.S. in Literacy: Grades 5 to 12 plan of study

Advanced Certificate Programs

» View the Advanced Certificate in Literacy: Birth to Grade 6 plan of study
» See Gainful Employment Disclosure for Advanced Certificate in Literacy Birth- Grade 6 (inservice)

» View the Advanced Certificate in Literacy: Birth to Grade 12 plan of study
» See Gainful Employment Disclosure for Advanced Certificate in Literacy Birth-6 & Grades 5-12 (inservice)

» View the Advanced Certificate in Literacy: Grades 5 to 12 plan of study 
» See Gainful Employment Disclosure for Advanced Certificate Literacy Grades 5-12 (inservice)


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