Working teachers who are looking to enhance their professional careers with an online Master in the Art of Teaching (MAT) program should visit the Marygrove College MAT booth at the 2011 New Jersey Education Association (NJEA) Convention in Atlantic City, Nov. 10-11. For teachers around the nation, becoming a Master Teacher is a great way to enjoy an elevated level of job security and career advancement in tough economic times.
Our booth is number 834, located adjacent to New Jersey Center for Teaching and Learning. We are easily accessible from the Technology Demo area, so please find us and check out what’s new with our program. We are asking alumni to please stop by the booth to sign up for a focus group session on Thursday, Nov. 10 at 5 p.m. You will receive a gift card for participating!
According to the NJEA, the convention is the largest educational gathering of its kind anywhere in the world. The 157th annual convention is expected to draw tens of thousands of visitors— members, teachers and educational support professionals who participate in over 300 seminars, workshops, and programs. A huge exhibit area features more than 700 vendors and exhibitors. It’s the place to be!
Be sure to check out “High Tech Hall” at the NJEA Convention. It grows bigger and more technologically advanced each year. High Tech Hall will feature a Teacher-to-Teacher Learning Lab, offering key insight into how other educators are utilizing technology in their schools and classrooms. It will be a great place to learn and share. Be sure to post a comment on our blog or even Tweet about what’s new!
"Marygrove College believes in New Jersey's dedicated, hard-working teachers," says Diane Brown, Academic Director, Marygrove MAT. "Teaching has always been an uphill battle and recent legislation has made it even more difficult. I look forward to shaking the hands of my colleagues at NJEA."
Founded by the Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary, Marygrove College is an historic brick and mortar school rooted in the Catholic tradition; we have been educating teachers in Detroit since 1917. The college was among the first teaching schools in the U.S. to offer a graduate “distance learning” program for working teachers in 1990.
Today, our online MAT program has served more than 28,000 graduates who have gone on to advance the caliber of education for K-12 students, and enhance the trajectory of their careers.
Marygrove’s online MAT program:
- Provides compassionate, personalized instruction at a pace that’s right for you
- Offers a lock-step format, so you can quickly earn your Master’s Degree in just two years
- Assigns you a caring Mentor who will guide you all the way through
- Allows you to link the latest developments in educational research to your own teaching practice.
- Empowers teachers to deliver effective instruction to pre-K-12 diverse learners, including those with special needs.
Based on end of program student evaluations in June, 2010, we are proud to report that 90 percent of our graduates recommend the program to other teachers.
Call 855-MATMARYGROVE and let us know that you’ll be attending the NJEA Convention. We’ll schedule a time to discuss the program at your convenience.