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Alumni Spotlight: Sonya Roberts, M.Ed. in Instructional Leadership

Sonya graduated from Concordia University Texas with an M.Ed. in Instructional Leadership and currently works as an eighth-grade English and language arts teacher for a middle school in Texas. With nearly a decade in the classroom and several leadership roles under her belt, we asked Sonya to share with us

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What are the Advantages of a Master’s Degree in Special Education?

What is a Master’s in Special Education? A master’s in special education is a program that affords the learner a knowledge of the processes, procedures, and considerations of working with a vulnerable population. Not only will a student learn about the processes of special education, but a student will also

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What are the Advantages of a Master’s Degree in Advanced Literacy?

What is a Master’s in Advanced Literacy? A master’s of education in advanced literacy prepares you to be a literacy leader with expertise specific to the field of reading and writing. Additionally, it prepares you to become a reading specialist, a role that generally includes working one-on-one or in small

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Concordia University Texas, Austin, TX

Reasons to Attend Concordia University Texas

Personal Attention One of the highlights of attending Concordia University Texas was the attention and care given by the faculty and staff. As an online student, I did not expect the support that I received from my advisors and professors, so it was a pleasant surprise when I realized that

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Concordia University Texas, Austin, TX.

Alumni Spotlight: Theresa Beitel, M.Ed. in Special Education

Theresa Beitel graduated from Concordia University Texas with an M.Ed. in Special Education and currently works as an assistant principal for an elementary school in Texas. As an accomplished educator with more than two decades under her belt and a true passion for education, we asked Theresa to tell us

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Reading Specialist Certification Legislation Changes in Texas

The elimination of a teacher certification in Texas paves the way for interested educators to earn a reading specialist certification, like the one currently offered by Concordia University Texas. As of Sept. 1, 2019, the State Board for Educator Certification (SBEC) will no longer issue or renew the MRT (master

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