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Department of Language, Literacy, and Special Education

Department of Language, Literacy, and Special Education

The Department of Language, Literacy, and Special Education includes the programs in reading and special education.  The department offers many opportunities for individuals interested in pursuing an exciting and fulfilling career in an educational setting. We have a highly qualified faculty that seeks to maximize your educational experience at Rowan University. Our programs are nationally accredited by NCATE (National Council for the Accreditation of Teacher Education) as well as other relevant professional organizations. All of our programs are approved by the New Jersey Department of Education.

The department offers the required reading and special education courses for all undergraduate teacher education programs.  In addition, the department offers an undergraduate endorsement program which leads to a Teacher of Reading Certificate and Post-Baccalaureate and Graduate level endorsement programs that lead to the certificate as a Teacher of Students with Disabilities.  The department also offers graduate programs in Reading Education, Learning Disabilities, and Special Education.

The department also is committed to serving the university and the community. It is dedicated to improving the reading ability of under prepared college students and as such offers remedial courses to incoming college students. It also operates community clinics in reading and in special education that serve the Glassboro and greater south Jersey area.