2023-2024 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog 
    
    Mar 01, 2024  
2023-2024 Graduate and Professional Studies Catalog

Visual Arts Teacher, MAT

Location(s): Henniker Campus


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(36 credits)

This program is no longer accepting applications. Please visit the Education  page for additional graduate degree programs in education.

Teacher Licensure Pillars


Professionalism: Teacher licensure graduates demonstrate a professional code of conduct informed by ethical decision-making.

Pedagogy: Teacher licensure graduates use research to make informed decisions that are informative, responsive and creative.

Collaboration: Teacher licensure graduates provide and seek supportive feedback to promote their continued growth and improved performance in the profession.

Content Knowledge: Teacher licensure graduates apply content knowledge to reimagine possibilities, to solve problems, and to justify positive change.

Teacher Licensure Program Outcomes


  • Demonstrate a commitment to life-long learning and teaching enhancement.
    • Practitioners are reflective and assume responsibility for their own professional development.
  • Analyze engagement with learners using critical thinking skills that inform and continually improve practice
    • Practitioners use appropriate language and symbols.
    • Practitioners abide by the policies, procedures, and expectations where they learn and work.
  • Apply learning as a means of becoming agents of change who can effectively and equitably identify and meet the needs of diverse learners and communities.
    • Practitioners use appropriate language and symbols, verbally and non-verbally, to create safe learning environments.
    • Practitioners facilitate, inspire, manage and monitor individual student and group learning.
  • Demonstrate their ability to work and communicate effectively with others to understand, negotiate, and influence complex systems.
    • Practitioners contribute and capitalize on being an active part of school and its greater community.
  • Operationalize content knowledge to inform and inspire.
    • Practitioners evidence 21st century knowledge and skills to meet and surpass national educator and content-area standards.

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