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(Obtain an initial licensure to teach Mathematics or Chinese in a secondary school system)

Receive an additional license in moderate special needs!
(additional coursework and practicum hours required)

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Master of Arts in Teaching Program


Accepting applications for 2015 - 2016
Open House

Care about social justice? Become a teacher and change the world!

Come to our open house! Meet with faculty, current students and speak with an advisor.

Learn about the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) Program in Public Elementary, Secondary, and Jewish Day Schools. Our secondary Concentration offers the following discipline: Biology, Chemistry, Chinese, English, History, Mathematics, Physics, Tanakh. Inquire about the option for eligibility to obtain additional certification for Moderate Special Needs.

We also offer a 10 Semester BA-MAT Program for Brandeis undergraduate students.

Application fee is waived for early decision applications.

MAT Open HouseBrandeis University was founded on principles of social justice. Our MAT program provides you with the tools to make real social change through a year-long teaching internship with dedicated mentor teachers in exciting urban, suburban, and day schools, a cohort structure for a true learning community and our exceptional faculty attention. We will challenge you intellectually and practically, we will ask you to take risks, and we will support you while you do.

You may also contact us for an individual appointment in person or online, or meet with our graduate school representatives on the road.

Generous scholarship support is available.

Our office is located in Abraham Shapiro Academic Complex (ASAC). Parking pass may be requested at the small gatehouse by the main entrance.

A virtual tour of the campus is available online or by downloading a mobile application.

For more information or to schedule an individual appointment with an advisor, please contact Manuel Tuan at 781-736-2022 or email: mat@brandeis.edu

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Detailed Open House Schedule

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Secondary Concentration
Public Elementary Concentration
Jewish Day Schools (DeLeT)
 8:50am
 
Arrival/Pick up a packet
Arrival/Pick Up a packet
 
9am-11:50am 
 
ED 267a, Fundamentals of Teaching, Pearlmutter/ Jackson, ASAC 204
ED 267a, Fundamentals of Teaching, Pearlmutter/ Jackson, ASAC 204
12:00 - 1:30pm
Arrival/Pick up a packet
Lunch (Atrium)
Question and Answer
 
Lunch (Atrium)
Question and Answer
Lunch (Atrium)
Question and Answer
individual appts./ free time
individual appts./ free time
NEJS 210b, Studying Jewish Texts, Leibson, ASAC 204 (1-3pm)
3:30-6:20pm
Ed 267a, Fundamentals of Teaching, Marjorie Margolis, Shiffman 123 (3:30-6:20pm)
Ed 175a, Teaching English Language Learners (ELL), Kathy Lobo, ASAC 204 (3:30-6:20pm)
Ed 175a, Teaching English Language Learners (ELL), Kathy Lobo, ASAC 204 (3:30-6:20pm)
Good-bye! Thank you for visiting. We hope it was a useful day for you. Please be in touch if further questions arise or if we can help in any way.
- The MAT program faculty & staff.
Driving directions to ASAC from the Gatehouse (main entrance)

As you drive onto campus from South Street,

1. stop at the small brick “gate house” to get a parking pass;

2. continue toward Upper Campus on the Loop Road, past the Castle on your left ;

3. as you approach the Heller School on your left, you will see ASAC just ahead ;

4. turn right into Tower parking lot just across the road from the Heller School;

5. enter the building under the “Abraham Shapiro…” awning ;