The Center for Literacy moved to a new location in the Christopher Center this year. In anticipation of future growth, an expansion was deemed necessary in order to accommodate the needs of both teachers and learners. Simultaneous with its move to a new space, the Center’s administrative team has...Read more
Last year, when the Chicagoland Lutheran Educational Foundation (CLEF) received a generous gift to support its mission of empowering Lutheran schools in Chicago to deliver academic excellence, CLEF turned to Concordia University Chicago for assistance in implementing the strategic initiative,...Read more
As part of a master's program in reading education, Concordia University Chicago grad students trekked to Australia in July 2012 to gain international perspectives on reading and literacy education. Through the course EDU 6291, Roles, Relationships and Ethics of the Reading Specialist, Dara...Read more
JiM Class coaches provide guidance and expertise to students as they make sense of the different media they use and the content they chose to explore. The program is designed to have a deep, meaningful and lasting impact on the literacy development of the participating students. The strength...Read more
EXperience-based Students engage in a variety of activities in which they use and create texts—traditional, digital, oral, and visual, among others—to address social justice issues impacting their lives and the lives around them. Choice Students have multiple opportunities to make choices about the...Read more
Teachers and administrators in participating schools are offered a holistic, inclusive and innovative literacy and language development framework. The project supports curricular alignment, pedagogical integration and support for English Language Learners (including native English speakers) in...Read more
International Perspectives on Reading and Literacy EducationTen-Day Travel Course to AustraliaJuly-early August, 2018 (exact travel dates TBA) Concordia University Chicago is pleased to announce the 2018 ten-day travel course to Australia. This special travel course, designed for students of...Read more
Earn Your Degree in Reading Education
Concordia University Chicago's master of arts in reading education program provides a theoretical and practical framework for literacy instruction and assessment within an emphasis on current research.
Concordia University Chicago's doctoral program in leadership with a specialization reading, language and literacy provides a theoretical and practical framework for literacy instruction and assessment within an emphasis on current research.