Educators for These Times

Teaching & Learning

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.

Policy & 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.

Dates & Deadlines

1/22: Early Decision Deadline
1/19: Los Angeles
1/23: Stanford
1/23: Santa Cruz
1/24: UC-Santa Barbara
1/26: Oakland
3/15: Regular Admission Deadline