M.Ed. in Reading (Rapid City)

The M.Ed. in Reading prepares educators to assume leadership roles in curriculum development, staff development and literacy evaluation at the K-12 levels. This concentration meets USF, state and national standards. A graduate who successfully completes the program for this area of specialization is eligible for South Dakota Department of Education authorization as a K-12 reading specialist after completing at least three years of teaching experience.

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Literacy Research Symposium

The mission of the Literacy Research Symposium is to provide a rigorous and relevant capstone experience for master's degree candidates aimed at building a strong literacy expertise base in the Rapid City Area Schools and Black Hills region.


For additional information, please contact Dr. Liz Venenga in the Rapid City Area Schools Literacy Department at 605-394-6948 or This e-mail address is being protected from spam bots, you need JavaScript enabled to view it .