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Graduate Program Sample Fliers

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Redesigned graduate program fliers to answer prospective applicant questions (i.e., alumni, funding, career opportunities, teaching myths, etc.)

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Graduate Program Sample Fliers

  1. 1. Mathematics Education If you want to impact the lives of young people and establish a professional career as an educator, the Mathematics Education M.A.T. may be right for you!You must have a strong interest in algebra, geometry, statistics and calculus. Our teacher candidates embrace diversity, cutting-edge teaching strategies and innovative curriculum. Master of Arts in Teaching If you meet the following requirements, consider applying: • Bachelor’s degree in Mathematics or the equivalent from an accredited college or university • Undergraduate GPA ≥ 2.50 • Seeking initial teacher certification in middle/secondary level education (grades 6-12) mathematics education • Entrance exams: strong GRE General Test scores; GACE Program Admission; Georgia Educator Ethics Is this graduate program right for me? Our unique cohort program can take 4 semesters to complete, beginning and ending with the summer session. How long does it take to complete the program? • Most classes are held at the downtown campus and generally meet after 4:30 p.m. • Some courses are offered online or in a hybrid format (i.e., online/classroom) • Teacher candidates complete 20-40 hours per week of practica at a middle school and high school in the metro Atlanta area Are classes offered on campus, online or both? The following options are available to enrolled students in good standing: • CREST-Ed Teacher Residency Fellowship • Woodrow Wilson Georgia Teaching Fellowship • Financial Aid Visit Student Financial Services at sfs.gsu.edu and http://goo.gl/QSPPHw for more information on financing your education. Is funding available? Graduates who successfully complete this program work as full-time middle and high school teachers in a variety of school settings, including: What career opportunities will I have after graduating? MSE.EDUCATION.GSU.EDU THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT GRADUATES ABOUT STUDENTS EACHYEAR 900 AND PRODUCES MORETHAN NEWTEACHERS ANNUALLY 400 APPLICATION DEADLINES ☐ Fall - June 15 ☐ Spring - November 1 ☐ Summer - April 15 (priority Jan. 15) REQUIRED MATERIALS ☐ Online application ($50) ☐ Entrance exams (GRE, GACE, Ethics) ☐ Resume, goals statement and recommendation letters (2) ☐ Transcripts ☐ TOEFL scores (international applicants) QUESTIONS? Graduate Admissions graduate.gsu.edu Program Coordinator Pier Junor Clarke, Ph.D. pjunor@gsu.edu 404-413-8411 • Atlanta Public Schools • Cobb County School District • DeKalb County School District • Fulton County School District • Gwinnett County School District • International schools • Private schools CREST-Ed Joe Fienberg, Ph.D. jfeinberg@gsu.edu Woodrow Wilson Tattiana Hardrick thardick1@gsu.edu Teacher Residency Fellowships
  2. 2. Our communities always need educators - the need for teachers is timeless and universal.Teaching is a profession that attracts people who want to make a difference in the lives of all children and who are passionate about learning. It is one career you can be confident you will always have a purpose. The Georgia Department of Labor estimates employment of K-12 school teachers is projected to grow 12% over the next six years due to projected increases in enrollment and declines in student– teacher ratios.The largest demand is in high-needs schools in urban and rural areas and high demand subject areas (i.e., Math, Science, Special Education and English as a Second Language). Schools need professional educators to improve the quality of education. Earning a Master of Education or Master of Arts in Teaching deepens your knowledge of content, pedagogy, educational philosophy and instructional technology. Teachers with advanced degrees can be promoted to school leadership and curriculum development positions, become mentor teachers and obtain terminal degrees. Myth 1: Teaching Is Not a Good Career Teachers teach because they want to make a difference by educating and inspiring youth. Depending on the school,teachers earn good living wages with opportunities for career and salary advancement. According to the Bureau of Labor and Statistics, Georgia’s mean annual salary for K-12 teachers ranges between $50k to $55k - and up to $6k more for high demand subject area teachers. Myth 2: Teachers Don’t Get Paid Enough Myth 3: The Outlook forTeaching Jobs is Bleak Myth 4: Master’s Degrees Are NotValued WHY TEACH? TEACHING MYTHBUSTERS4 THE COLLEGE OF EDUCATION & HUMAN DEVELOPMENT GRADUATES ABOUT 900STUDENTS EACH YEAR AND PRODUCES MORE THAN 400NEWTEACHERS ANNUALLY $ Valerie C. Jones, Ph.D. (M.A.T. ‘03) Mathematics Teacher, Ron Clark Academy 2015 Recipient Presidential Awards for Excellence in Mathematics and Science Teaching (PAEMST) Trained 17k+ teachers across the globe on her instructional methods 15+ years of teaching experience E = mc2

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