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Literacy Education

The Reading Program Area at East Carolina University offers many opportunities for professional development in all areas of literacy and literacy instruction. Reading courses are included within many programs and include coursework leading to North Carolina A-Level Licensure and, in the M.A.Ed. in Reading Education degree, M-Level Reading Licensure. For more information, please contact Area Coordinator for Reading Dr. Johna Faulconer by email or at (252)328-5570.

Registration for READ Courses

For help with registering for reading education courses, contact the Academic Success Center for undergraduate level courses and Dr. Elizabeth Swaggerty (swaggertye@ecu.edu) for graduate level courses.

Reading CEU Modules

An exciting opportunity to earn CEU credit! Modules are developed by a team comprised of one ECU Faculty member and one master public school teacher. Each module requires approximately 10 hours of work in order to earn one (1) CEU of credit toward license renewal. This CEU will meet the literacy requirement. For more information visit Division of Continuing Studies.

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Dr. Johna Faulconer
Program Area Coordinator
233 Speight Building

Mrs. Emily-Lynn Adkins
Administrative Support Associate

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COE Alumna and Current MAEd Student Named Pactolus Teacher of the Year

On: 31 Aug 2015 19:02
Melissa Zurawski was named Teacher of the Year at Pactolus School in Pitt County where she teaches fifth grade English Language Arts. She is in her fourth year of teaching and uses the principle, “Effort rather than ability leads to success,” to guide her work with students. She explains, “I want my students to understand that […]

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College of Education is Busting Myths about Teaching

On: 27 Aug 2015 15:10
On August 23, 2015, the College of Education helped welcome over 5,000 students at Pirate Palooza, the university’s largest annual welcome back celebration, held in Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium. . Pirate Palooza featured a variety of ECU traditions and activities where students had the chance to participate in athletic games, speak with vendors, enjoy food, and win […]

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The Education Living-Learning Community

The New Education Community of Scholars Get Acquainted and Settle In

On: 26 Aug 2015 21:12
One week ago today, the College of Education welcomed 31 new Teacher Education students to ECU and moved them into the newest residence hall on campus, Gateway Residence Hall. This group of students is our newest cohort of Education Living-Learning Community members, which consists of 12 Abernathy, Lane and Maynard Scholars and an additional 19 […]

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Dr. Ellen Dobson Serves on National Taskstream Panel

On: 25 Aug 2015 19:53
In June 2015, Dr. Ellen Dobson, Assistant Director in the COE Office of Assessment and Accreditation, was an invited panelist at Taskstream’s CollabEx Live in New York City. Dr. Dobson participated on a panel addressing CAEP standards and program assessment with Mel Horton of Central Connecticut State University and Courtney Peagler of Taskstream. She also […]

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ILS Teacher Prep

Reading Education Faculty Member Elizabeth Swaggerty co-authors Preliminary Report on Landscape of State-level Standards for Teacher Preparation for Literacy Instruction

On: 21 Aug 2015 20:52
The International Literacy Association issued the first of a two-part report by its Teacher Preparation Task Force reviewing preparation that U.S. teachers receive to teach literacy and how different state departments of education differ in their requirements. The 13-member task force, co-chaired by Deanna Birdyshaw of the University of Michigan and Elizabeth Swaggerty of East […]

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