Meeting set about Master of Arts in Teaching program: A mandatory meeting for University of Arkansas students planning to enter the Master of Arts in Teaching program next summer is planned for 4 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29.
Attendance at the meeting is required of secondary education candidates who plan to enter the M.A.T. in the summer of 2013. This applies to students planning to teach in the following areas: drama/speech, English, foreign language, mathematics, social studies, life or physical science.
The College of Education and Health Professions will host the meeting in the Graduate Education Building auditorium, room 166. For more information, contact Kathy Malstrom at email@example.com.
Topics will include procedures for application to the program, reference letters, portfolio requirements, admission to Graduate School procedures, interview procedure to follow and Praxis II due dates. There will be time for questions.
Internship evaluations: The deadline for internship evaluations to be turned in is Oct. 1. Any student who will enter the MAT during the summer, or will do a student teaching experience in the spring or fall, must complete an internship evaluation. The link to forms can be found in the left menu on this page. Completed forms should be given to Kathy Malstrom, teacher licensing officer, at 350 Graduate Education Building.
PRAXIS requirement: Arkansas law specifies that each application for a teacher's license or request to add an additional licensure area must be supported by the appropriate PRAXIS I and PRAXIS II score(s) as part of their Teacher Licensing Packet. The entire packet is distributed to the candidates in April at a general meeting held at both the Fayetteville and Rogers campus. For more information, contact the Kathy Malstrom, teacher licensing officer, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
B.S.E. Global Campus students will meet in the summer at the Global Campus in Rogers prior to student teaching.
Please note: Information that must be delivered to Kathy Malstrom, teacher licensing officer, should be sent to:
350 Graduate Education Building
University of Arkansas
Fayetteville, AR 72701