Educators for These Times

Creativity & Community

Bard's 14-month, community-focused, project-based M.A.T. degree program develops educators for a wide variety of roles and institutions. Graduates join over a hundred program alumni/ae throughout Southern California who are expanding opportunity and re-imagining ways schools can support a more sustainable, inclusive democracy.

Research & Practice

Candidates complete coursework in a small cohort community setting, formalize field experiences through employers, and develop a year-long independent research project. Courses emphasize the development of critical reading and writing skills designed to help candidates refine an informed vision for educational excellence and justice.