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Our Locations

  • New York
    Candidates are prepared to work in a variety of educational settings studying with faculty scholars on the Bard College campus north of New York City in the Hudson Valley while completing mentored field experiences in a diverse MAT educational community.
  • California
    This year-long MAT program and residency is based on our campus at Heart of Los Angeles in a federally-designated “Promise Zone” and offers pathways for teaching underserved youth through internships in both urban and rural high-needs schools.
  • West Bank
    This joint effort with Al-Quds University for teachers in the West Bank integrates graduate-level study in an academic discipline and key areas in education with ongoing work teaching or apprenticing in classrooms.


  • About Our Program
    The Bard MAT offers advanced graduate study in the academic disciplines and pedagogy, public school residencies, close faculty mentoring, and a focus on the teaching of subject matter content to adolescent learners. Programs are offered in literature, history, mathematics, and biology on distinct campus settings.
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    The BardMAT in New York will begin accepting applications for our 2015-2016 academic year in October. Stay tuned to the website for the updated application portal and materials. In the meantime, please feel free to contact us. We look forward to hearing from you!
  • Field Notes Winter 2014

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