College of Education, Arts & Sciences and Nursing
P.O. Box 7751
Havre, MT 59501-7751
Cowan Hall 105A
MSU-Northern's Elementary Education reading minor prepares you to teach reading at the K-12 level. The program concentrates on pedagogy, assessment and learning development, and is designed for students who wish to pursue a career as a reading specialist, elementary reading teacher, or in another related field.
Adequate reading skills along with critical thinking are a vital foundation for scholastic progression. By fostering students' reading skills, teachers with the Reading Specialist training are helping develop lifelong success. The MSU-Northern Reading Specialist minor adds a specialty to your elementary education degree so you have more to offer employers.
Helping Struggling Readers - Learn how to assess the needs of struggling reader and writers and develop corrective strategies through reading minor curriculum.
Reading Teaching Methodology - Cover the fundamentals of teaching reading to students, from phonics to literature.
Age-appropriate - Learn how building the reading skills of early readers differs from adolescent readers.
Career opportunities for individuals with elementary education degrees increase with the addition of minors like reading. Teachers who specialize in helping students with additional needs are in great demand. MSU-Northern already experiences high placement rates for our elementary education program. Adding the reading minor opens up positions in K-12 settings.
Office: Cowan Hall 104F
Phone: (406) 265-3516
Office: Cowan Hall 104E
Phone: (406) 265-3524
Office: GFC B121
Phone: (406) 771-4427