Master of Education in Reading and Writing
Neuhaus Education Center 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 attend all classes at Neuhaus.
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).
Neuhaus's Preparation Programs
Neuhaus Education Center’s Preparation Programs provide in-depth preparation for teachers and therapists working with individuals with dyslexia and other related disorders. Basic Language Skills is the core curriculum of the programs.
Neuhaus Preparation Programs, both Level 1 and Level 2, meet the International Dyslexia Association’s Knowledge and Practice Standards for Teachers of Reading, Texas licensure requirements, criteria for membership in the Academic Language Therapy Association, and are approved by the International Multisensory Structured Language Education Council (IMSLEC).
The Level 1 Program prepares individuals to become Dyslexia Practitioners, while Level 2 Programs prepare individuals to become either Reading Therapists or Dyslexia Therapists.
Knowledgeable and Skilled Teachers of Reading (KASTOR)
KASTOR is a two-year pilot program for general education Grade 1, 2, or 3 teachers in Houston-area public schools with 1 to 3 years of teaching experience. The teachers who are chosen to be KASTOR Scholars will participate in a collaborative, consultative model of professional development, leading to a Neuhaus Education Center Knowledgeable and Skilled Teacher of Reading Diploma.
Neuhaus Education Center awards professional development scholarships for individuals, schools, and districts. Applications are to be submitted in writing on or before quarterly deadlines for review by the Educator Scholarship Committee. Awards are based on information provided and funds available. Application Deadlines: September 1, January 1, March 1, and June 1
Small Group Literacy Instruction
Neuhaus Education Center has developed a series of six modules to assist classroom teachers in designing small group instruction and differentiation based on instructional need. View Module I with no obligation for an overview of this program.