Announcing November 11 Open House for Museum’s Master of Arts in Teaching Program
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“Change lives. Teach science.” That is the call to action for the Museum’s new Master of Arts in Teaching (MAT) program, the first urban teacher residency program offered by a museum and a unique 15-month teaching fellowship for people who want to share their passion for science with middle and high school students in New York State.
On Friday, November 11, from 4 to 8 pm, the Museum will host an Open House where prospective applicants can meet faculty and staff, find out more about how the MAT program is structured, and take behind-the-scenes tours of the Museum campus.
The program, which begins in June, is open to college graduates with a bachelor’s degree in Earth science or a related discipline or any bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 24 credits in Earth science plus 6 additional credits in physics, chemistry, environmental science, or biology. Degree candidates will receive a full fellowship, a $30,000 stipend and health benefits, and two years of continued support after graduation, including professional development and access to Museum programs and resources.
Applications for the program are now available online. Final applications are due on January 31.