The MAT program begins each July with approximately five weeks of full-time course work. Candidates start the fall semester the week of inservice at their assigned Professional Development School and follow the school district’s calendar until program graduation in May. In fall, clinical practice places candidates in classrooms four full days each week, with one day at the university for course work. In spring, advanced clinical practice places candidates in classrooms five full days each week, with two evenings at the university for course work. (print-friendly course sequence) The MAT program utilizes the ISTE Standards for Teachers. A curriculum matrix aligning standards with program course work can be found online.
*All-level certifications such as art, theatre, languages, speech, computer science, and journalism complete the graduate year as part of the secondary cohort.
^Candidates completing supplemental certifications in special education complete the following spring sequence: EDUC 5263/73; 5340; 5464/74; 5352; 5337