The MAT: UESJ curriculum focuses on the complex learning strengths and needs of urban students from diverse cultural, educational, and socioeconomic backgrounds. Candidates will learn through a combination of coursework, fieldwork, action research, and professional development activities.
Accepting for Fall 2023
Priority Application Deadline March 1
Unlike other master’s in teaching programs, the Urban Education and Social Justice curriculum requires candidates to develop, research, implement, and write a research project related to justice-oriented urban education. In doing so, our candidates have the time and academic support to develop as teachers and scholars. Recent projects include:
- Beyond the Articles: Developing Socio-Political Literacy in the Social Science Classroom
- CRITICAL biLITERACY TO READ THE WOR(L)D
- Moving Beyond the Model Minority Myth: Bringing Visibility to Asian American and Pacific Islander Youth
- Universidad de Padres: Including our Spanish Speaking Parents in the Educational System
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