Elementary Education (Grades K–8)

As an elementary education candidate, you will work with young children at multiple grade levels and be inspired by their curiosity, questions, intelligence, and unique ways of being.

The MAT program purposefully integrates intentional school-based placements in local public schools with coursework focused on learning to plan, teach, assess, and actively develop cultural competence.

Upon completion of this one-year program you will earn a Master of Arts in Teaching degree and a Washington State residency certificate in K–8 elementary education, certifying you to teach kindergarten through grade 8. Explore the elementary endorsement by clicking below.

Elementary Endorsement

 


 

Strong Mentoring

School-based and faculty mentors intentionally support your growth as an educator.

Collaborative Cohort

MAT colleagues and small classes provide you opportunities for sustained and meaningful collaborative engagement.

Personalized Teaching Placements

School-based experiences are tailored to your goals and interests.

Intentional Partnerships

Long-term partnerships provide contexts for learning with and from local educators.