Master of Teaching - Special Ed & Elementary Ed
Do you want to be a special education and/or an elementary school teacher? Join Curry's top-ranked Teacher Ed community and graduate with the degree to do both.
The Curry School of Education and Human Development is proud to offer a Master of Teaching (MT) degree with licensure and endorsement in Special Education-General Curriculum (K-12) Elementary Education (prek-6)
PG/MT Special Education / Elementary Education
(Post-graduate program for those who have already completed an undergraduate degree)
In this program, prospective graduate students who have an undergraduate degree have the opportunity to earn a Master of Teaching (MT) degree from the Curry School of Education and Human Development. This two-year program of study allows you to earn licensure with endorsements in Elementary Education (preK-6) and Special Education General Curriculum (K-12).
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AFRICAN AMERICAN TEACHING FELLOWS
African American Teaching Fellows (AATF) works to recruit, support, and retain African American teachers to serve the public schools of Charlottesville City and Albemarle County. Fellows become part of a network of African-American educators in the region, participate in a teacher-leader summer institute, receive mentorship and support from local teachers and administrators, and receive $5,000 toward the cost of tuition. Fellows commit to teaching in the Charlottesville/Albemarle area for several years after graduation.
- Read more about AATF on their website; applications are due January 31, 2019
- Learn more about Executive Director Tamara Wilkerson
- Hear from AATF's Program Director, Jaime Duke-Hawkins, and two AATF fellows
Other Special Education Pathways at Curry
Students interested in our part-time special education program in Northern Virginia should visit our Special Education - Northern Virginia program page.
Teachers who hold a professional license and wish to add the special education endorsement can do so by taking our Special Education - General Curriculum Add-on course series. This course series can also be applied toward a Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction.
Admissions are rolling. All on-grounds special education programs begin in the fall. We encourage you to apply by February 1 prior to the fall in which you plan to start. The final deadline for applications is May 1 prior to the semester of entry.
**Exciting announcement: All application fees have been waived for PGMT students applying to start in Fall 2019. Apply today!**
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The information contained on this website is for informational purposes only. The Undergraduate Record and Graduate Record represent the official repository for academic program requirements. These publications may be found at http://records.ureg.virginia.edu/index.php.