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UHV faculty member receives dyslexia specialist license

Carol Klages, right, a University of Houston-Victoria associate professor of Education and a dyslexia specialist, receives her certified dyslexia therapist license
Carol Klages, right, a University of Houston-Victoria associate professor of Education and a dyslexia specialist, receives her certified dyslexia therapist license July 27 from Mary-Margaret Scholtens, president of the Apple Group, at the group’s headquarters in Jonesboro, Ark. The program prepares educators to become dyslexia specialists and therapists, and teach reading to students with dyslexia. After two years and more than 400 hours of training, Klages is planning to take an additional 250 hours to eventually earn a master therapist license.

The University of Houston-Victoria, located in the heart of the Coastal Bend region since 1973, offers courses leading to 70 bachelor’s, master’s and specialist degree programs and concentrations in the schools of Arts & Sciences; Business Administration; and Education, Health Professions & Human Development. UHV provides face-to-face classes at its Victoria campus, as well as a teaching center in Katy, and online classes that students can take from anywhere. UHV supports the American Association of State Colleges and Universities Opportunities for All Initiative to increase awareness about state colleges and universities and the important role they have in providing a high-quality and accessible education to an increasingly diverse student popular, as well as contributing to regional and state economic development.

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Ashley Strevel
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