Master of Arts Program Information Session

University Park, IL-(ENEWSPF)- The Governors State University College of Education will host information sessions for certified teachers interested in earning a Master of Arts in Reading in an on-campus graduate cohort program beginning in Fall 2011. An optional Bilingual/English Second Language endorsement also will be offered. For convenience, two information sessions will be held on March 7, from 1 to 2 p.m. and from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. Both will be held in room D34015.

The cohort is open to only 20 successful graduate applicants. The program consists of twelve courses that lead to K-12 certification as a reading specialist, which is required for literacy coach and similar positions. The BL/ESL endorsement requires an additional six courses. Financial aid is available to qualified applicants.

Governors State University is located at 1 University Parkway, University Park, Illinois. For more information and to register for the information session, contact John Powers, Academic Advisor, at (708) 534-6363 or [email protected].