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MSU to hold regional sessions on alternate teaching certification

Ralph B. DavisManaging Editor

November 6, 2012

MOREHEAD — College graduates who are interested in a career as a teacher may want to attend one of the upcoming information sessions on the Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program at Morehead State University.


MSU offers three MAT programs (middle school/secondary/special education) in which degree holders with no prior teaching experience may obtain a master’s degree and teacher certification, while employed as a teacher.


Orientation sessions for the MAT program at MSU will be held in various locations from Nov. 9-29. At the sessions, program design, including admission and application processes for middle, secondary and special education teaching, will be discussed. Interested persons are encouraged to bring transcripts, GRE/ACT scores and any PRAXIS test results they may have.


Sessions will be held on these dates and locations:


• Friday, Nov. 9, 3 p.m., Morton Middle School in Lexington;


• Monday, Nov. 12, 3 p.m., MSU at Prestonsburg;


• Tuesday, Nov. 13, 4 p.m., MSU at West Liberty;


• Thursday, Nov. 15, 3:30 p.m., UK’s James W. Stuckert Career Center, Lexington;


• Thursday, Nov. 15, 4 p.m., MSU at Mt. Sterling;


• Monday, Nov. 19, 4 p.m., Main campus (601 Ginger Hall);


• Monday, Nov. 26, 4 p.m., Mason County High School


• Tuesday, Nov. 27, 1 p.m., Kentucky State University, Frankfort;


• Thursday, Nov. 29, 4 p.m., MSU at Ashland.


On MSU’s Morehead campus, orientation meetings are available by appointment.


Additional information on the Master of Arts in Teaching degree is available by calling the program office at 606-783-2079; or by sending email to Michelle Roberts, MAT admissions coordinator, at m.roberts@moreheadstate.edu.