Master of Education in Reading and Writing
Neuhaus Education Center (Neuhaus) and the Annette Caldwell Simmons School of Education and Human Development at Southern Methodist University are partnering to offer an innovative Master of Education in Reading and Writing in Houston. Participants will attend all classes at Neuhaus.
This is one of nine university programs recognized as meeting the standards outlined in the International Dyslexia Association’s Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading. The IDA Standards provide the most thorough, research-supported documentation of what every teacher ought to know and be able to demonstrate, whether they are teaching dyslexic students, other struggling readers or the general student population.
Upon completion of the 38-hour degree program and with three years of teaching experience, participants are eligible to sit for the Reading Specialist Certification Exam and the Alliance National Registration Exam for Teaching Level Certification for membership in the Academic Language Therapy Association (ALTA).
- Texas teacher certificate
- Graduate Record Examination (GRE)
- Adequate undergraduate grade point average
- Demonstrate competence in speaking and writing the English language and the ability to think critically through a written statement
- Recommendations and support from school administrator
- Complete application
- Application fee
Barbara Conway, Ph.D., CALT
Director of Virtual Programs
713.664.7676, ext. 232
Application Deadline April 1, 2013
New cohort begins Fall 2013
Tuition, Fees, and Scholarships
- Early registrants may be eligible for a $5,000 scholarship from Neuhaus.
- Teach For America corps members and alumnae are eligible for automatic reduced tuition rate from SMU.