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What’s a reading interventionist? By definition, it’s a teacher who works extensively with struggling readers. In our eyes, it’s an educator who has the power to help students explore new and exciting worlds, meet historical figures, solve gripping mysteries, and cultivate their passions—all by enabling them to flip through pages with confidence. Be that memorable teacher with an MEd in Curriculum & Instruction: Reading Interventionist from Concordia.
Aligned with the International Dyslexia Association standards and the International Literacy Association Standards for Reading Professionals, this program will strengthen and polish your instructional skills for the teaching of reading in the general education classroom and for becoming a literacy teacher leader. It’s also a compelling concentration choice should you want to develop reading excellence in students.
For Oregon and Washington residents, this concentration offers candidates who already possess a teaching license the opportunity to complete a practicum and earn their reading endorsement in Oregon or Washington along with their MEd in Curriculum & Instruction.
Accredited, nonprofit, and taught by experienced practitioners, all of Concordia’s MEd programs reflect the passion and commitment to excellence that has marked our 110-year history. Clearly defined coursework—paired with realistic deadlines and the ability to immediately apply what you learn at Concordia in your own classroom—makes our programs ideal for busy lifestyles. And the potential career benefits—from higher pay to promotions—are second only to the reward of having a lasting impact on the lives of your students.
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For Oregon and Washington residents, this program is available on-campus, online and in the hybrid on-campus/online format.
Concordia education students have a way of standing out – even to other educators. Find out what Jennifer McCalley, principal at Faubion School, has to say about what teachers educated at Concordia University bring to the classroom – and why they’re at the top of her hiring list.
Planning to stay in your current teaching job? Many MEd graduates do! But in addition to potential benefits like increased salary and more self-confidence, an MEd could also expand your career opportunities within the education industry.Potential careers include:
(Some states may require specific licensure for some of these positions. Check with your state’s Department of Education for more details.)