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Why Choose MAT?

  • Our program offers an innovative approach to teacher education, including strong grounding in the liberal arts.
  • In-depth field experiences are included in the curriculum.
  • Instructors emphasize “inquiry teaching” – asking, and exploring the best ways to answer, key questions posed by scholars about their fields of knowledge.
  • Each class is taught by a graduate faculty member and an experienced classroom teacher who partner to demonstrate how the knowledge gained in each course is applied in the public school classroom.
  • Mary Baldwin College has been educating teachers for America’s schools for more than 160 years. We have a long history to our commitment to excellence in teaching.
  • Classes are scheduled to meet the needs of working adults. MAT classes are available in Staunton, Richmond, Roanoke, and Charlottesville. All courses generally meet once a week in the evening, though classes are sometimes offered in other formats.

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