Important Dates and Information

Our new MAT in K-6 has been APPROVED. The two elementary courses will be offered beginning Fall ’17. In order to be in the K-6 program, you must have a teaching job in a K-6 classroom.

Please see our REVISED Checklist which begins for ALL MAT Students beginning in Fall 2017.

Program of Study REVISED
Melissa Earls is no longer the MAT Advisor effective 3/13/17. She has moved to the Technology Learning Center (still in Mashburn) and is happy to work with students and faculty on technology needs. We are so happy for her but sad for our loss.

Advisor’s will be reassigned to MAT faculty. For now, please use the contact information below:

 General Questions –
 Program Questions – – Amy Thompson – Program Coordinator
 Program Questions – – Tammy Benson – Department Chair












Teacher education candidates in the following licensure areas can now receive the federal TEACH grant to help pay for their college expenses.  Those who receive funds must agree to a four year service agreement to teach in one of these high need content areas.  Additional eligibility requirements are described on the website below.

  • Special Education
  • Family and Consumer Sciences
  • French
  • Spanish
  • Art
  • Mathematics
  • Physical Science/Chemistry/Physics

  The UCA Office of Student Financial Aid has added information about the TEACH grant to their website

Summer and Fall Advising is now open! We are doing a slight modification this semester, so please go to the Google Form linked below, read it carefully, and fill out the questions.

Internship applications for Fall ’17 are OPEN. The first link below is to the video you will need to watch which gives you information about internship.

The second link is the application that is filled out by those of you taking internship but who have a teaching job.

The last link is the application that is filled out by those of you taking internship but need to be placed. Please note, PLACEMENT applications are due by July 7th at midnight – no exceptions.

MAT Internship Application – Teachers of Record

MAT Internship PLACEMENT Application