Literacy and Learning

In Literacy and Learning at TWU, we offer programs in early childhood education, multicultural and multilingual studies, reading education and early literacy intervention.

Ultimately, our coursework focuses on supporting children, adolescents and adults in homes, schools and communities.

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NOTE: The PhD in Child Development and Early Education is housed in Human Development, Family Studies, and Counseling.

At TWU, there are multiple ways you can develop as a teaching professional. We offer a bachelor's degree as well as graduate and doctoral programs to advance teachers’ expertise. You can become a certified K-12 reading specialist, master reading teacher or earn certificates in a number of content areas. 

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In Literacy and Learning, we focus on socially and culturally responsive education. With an innovative spirit and through reflective practice we create responsive programs and partnerships with schools and communities. We transform teaching and learning toward greater equity for people who have been marginalized.

Our faculty brings specialized expertise in:

  • Early childhood education, including growth and development of the whole child in varied social contexts.
  • Early, adolescent, and adult literacy including diverse linguistic, cultural, and social literacy practices ranging across ages and contexts.  
  • Literacy and early childhood leadership in a variety of community-based and educational settings.

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Virtual Open House

Learn about our programs in a Virtual Open House on the second Tuesday of each month at 4-5 p.m.

Literacy and Learning Programs