"At Gordon there is a passion to do things correctly. The professors desire to equip teachers to follow accurate, research-based teaching methods. They have a desire to send teachers out into the workforce to make a difference among their colleagues and, most importantly, change the lives of students. This passion helps teachers succeed throughout the grad program and feel motivated to apply what is being learned!"
Sara Doughty, M.A.T. Reading
Licensed teachers who want to gain a reading license or become reading specialists will fulfill the needed requirements through the reading concentration coursework, which incorporates the latest information and research in assessing, diagnosing and remediating reading difficulties, as well as aids student in becoming certified Orton Gillingham tutors.
Gordon offers a comprehensive course schedule including human development, literature, multicultural education, special education, technology, and assessment. The professors provide meaningful opportunities in the field for research, reflection, assessment, and instruction, while providing the training and the tools for students to provide quality, individualized literacy instruction.
The reading program is offered for: