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The Leadership Academy Network Teacher Residency program is for the elementary certification only.

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Master of Arts in Teaching, M.A.T.

There are two routes to enter the Master of Art in Teaching, M.A.T. program. Students may enter the M.A.T. program:

  1. Upon successful completion of the post baccalaureate certification program taught in conjunction with an approved partner program or,
  2. Students may apply for the Master of Arts in Teaching as part of an approved partnership program.

Students will complete either the Elementary or Secondary Educational Foundation courses and will then select on or more of the concentrations to fulfill the degree requirements. 

Successful completion of the program along with passing the state Content exam and the Pedagogy, Professionalism and Responsibilities state exam will lead to professional teaching certification.

Certification Requirements

Choose either Elementary Educational Foundations or Secondary Educational Foundations.

Elementary Educational Foundations Certification Courses

EDU 6368 Divers Equity Inclusion - K-12 3 Credits
EDU 6369 Intro Instruc, Assess, Mgt 3 Credits
EDU 6372 Fda of Edu in Elem Classroom 3 Credits
EDU 6376 Differentia in Elem Classroom 3 Credits
and

EDU 6370 Elementary Internship I 3 Credits
or

EDU 6374 Elementary Teaching Practicum 3 Credits
and

EDU 6371 Elementary Internship II 3 Credits
or

EDU 6375 Elementary Clincial Teaching 3 Credits

Total Hours in Elementary Educational Foundations (18)

Secondary Educational Foundations Certification Courses

EDU 6368 Divers Equity Inclusion - K-12 3 Credits
EDU 6369 Intro Instruc, Assess, Mgt 3 Credits
and

EDU 6380 Secondary Internship I 3 Credits
or

EDU 6377 Secondary Teaching Practicum 3 Credits
and

EDU 6381 Secondary Internship II 3 Credits
or

EDU 6378 Secondary Clinical Teaching 3 Credits

One of the following:

EDU 6382 Fd of Educa in ELAR Classrm 3 Credits
EDU 6383 Fda Education in Math Classrm 3 Credits
EDU 6384 Fda Educa in Sci Classrm 3 Credits
EDU 6385 Fda Edu in Soc St Classrm 3 Credits

One of the following:

EDU 6386 Differ Second ELAR Classrm 3 Credits
EDU 6387 Differenia Second Math Classrm 3 Credits
EDU 6388 Differentia Second Sci Classrm 3 Credits
EDU 6389 Differentia Second Sst Classrm 3 Credits

Total Hours in Secondary Educational Foundations (18)

Program requirements related to each concentration within the Master of Arts in Teaching:

Administration

EDU 6319 Principal Internship 3 Credits

Choose five of the following

EDU 6315 Instructional Ldrshp in Public Schools 3 Credits
EDU 6316 School Law Administration 3 Credits
EDU 6317 Administration of Ec-12 Curriculum 3 Credits
EDU 6342 Sp Popula & Programs 3 Credits
EDU 6348 Managing Campus Resources 3 Credits
EDU 6362 The Principalship 3 Credits

Total Hours in Administration (18)

Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Urban Education

Choose six of the following courses:

EDU 6315 Instructional Ldrshp in Public Schools 3 Credits
EDU 6320 Culturally Responsive Teching Methods 3 Credits
EDU 6338 Technology Integration and Innovation Ue 3 Credits
EDU 6340 Literacy in Urban Education Environments 3 Credits
EDU 6341 Addressing Social & Emotional Needs Ue 3 Credits
EDU 6357 Cross-Cultural Communications 3 Credits
EDU 6366 Leading a Successful Turnaround Culture 3 Credits

Total Hours in Curriculum and Instruction with an Emphasis in Urban Education (18)

Reading and Writing

RDG 6319 Foundations of Rdg 3 Credits
RDG 6320 Diag/Rem Rdg Diff 3 Credits
RDG 6324 Reading Clinic 3 Credits

And one of the following:

RDG 6345 Rdg Content Area-Ele 3 Credits
or

RDG 6346 Rdg Content Area-Secondary 3 Credits
EDU 6326 Writing Institute I 3 Credits
EDU 6327 Writing Institute II 3 Credits

Total Hours in Reading and Writing (18)

Reading Specialist

RDG 6319 Foundations of Rdg 3 Credits
RDG 6320 Diag/Rem Rdg Diff 3 Credits
RDG 6322 Research Prac Rdg 3 Credits
RDG 6324 Reading Clinic 3 Credits
RDG 6332 Teach Lit & Writing to Adolescents 3 Credits

And one of the following:

RDG 6345 Rdg Content Area-Ele 3 Credits
RDG 6346 Rdg Content Area-Secondary 3 Credits

Total Hours in Reading Specialist (18)

Second Language Education and Culture

EDU 6320 Culturally Responsive Teching Methods 3 Credits
EDU 6356 App Lingistics in the Div Urban Classroo 3 Credits
EDU 6357 Cross-Cultural Communications 3 Credits
EDU 6358 Improving practice Internship 3 Credits
EDU 6360 Language Acquisition 3 Credits
RDG 6320 Diag/Rem Rdg Diff 3 Credits

Total Hours in Second Language Education and Culture (18)

Total Hours (36)