Date of Award


Document Type

Research Paper

Superseded Degree Name

Master of Arts in Education (Reading Specialist)

Colleges & School

Cardinal Stritch College

Degree Granted By

Cardinal Stritch College

First Advisor

Sister Julitta Fisch, O.S.F.

Library of Congress Subject Heading

Milwaukee Public Schools; High school teachers; Reading teachers


The concern of this paper, a survey of the evolving role of the secondary reading teacher, has been .undertaken to clarify the role of the secondary reading center teacher in the Milwaukee Public Schools and examine the trends in types of institution and function. This includes the following': (1) to ascertain the types of instructional activities being carried on by the secondary reading center teacher, (2) to compare these activities with what the teachers involved feel would be the most effective and efficient division of duties, (3) to examine the professional background of these teachers in this light of what they feel is necessary or helpful. for their work, (4) to appraise the role of the reading teacher in high school in respect to changing needs and shifting areas of curriculum emphasis.


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