Reading Education

Reading Education

"A capacity and taste for reading gives access to whatever has already been discovered by others."
  -Abraham Lincoln, 16th President of the United States (1809-1865)

The Reading Education minor is available to elementary and special education students who have made a career change decision and don’t plan to pursue licensure. Though the minor doesn’t lead you to a Colorado teacher licensure, it still includes a core class load that increases your ability as a leader to instruct students. The Reading Education minor is especially recommended if you plan to work in settings where you’ll interact with, counsel, lead, coach, or instruct middle or high school-aged students. The Education major reading core, which largely makes up the Reading Education minor, has been recognized in Colorado for excellence in preparing graduates to train young students. 

Reading Education In the Christian University

We believe that the Lord’s call to teach is a serious one -- one that deserves proper preparation and training. We equip you with a solid education so that whether your background in Reading Education is a tool for the classroom or a foundation for other career pursuits, you’ll be able to engage the world to the best of your ability. Teaching, whether in the classroom or beyond it, is a weighty occupation and we'll get you ready by preparing a well-balanced core curriculum for you, and by seeking out experienced and professional professors to prepare you.
Course Catalog
Interesting Reading Education classes you might take:
  • Children's Literature
  • Special Education Theory and Practice
  • Intervention for Developing Readers
What can you do with a degree in Reading Education ?
  • Classroom teacher
  • Reading specialist
  • After-school tutor

Spotlight

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Becky Palisuri

Liberal Arts
Class of 2002

The first year of teaching can be overwhelming, but doing it a foreign culture is a whole different ballgame. At 24 years old, Becky stood in an airport terminal awaiting her overseas adventure, as her family worried about her heading so far away, alone. To her, however, “it was obvious that this was God’s will. If anything, it would have been harder to resist.”
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