The Welch College School of Education announced two new tracks in its Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree program, according to Dr. Greg Ketteman, Vice President for Strategic Initiatives and Graduate Dean of Education. The college will offer tracks* in Instructional Leadership and in English Language Learningalong with existing tracks in Teaching, Special Education, and Higher Education Pedagogy.

The Instructional Leadershiptrack is designed for school leaders and aspiring school leaders. The English Language Learning track is designed for teachers who work with multilingual student groups and English language learners.

“The English Language Learning track is based on Welch’s existing, state-approved English Language learner endorsement,” Ketteman said. “Welch College and Sumner County Schools leaders have established a collaborative agreement to make the English Language endorsement available to Sumner County teachers.”

The college is taking applications for the new M.A.T. tracks now. Find the application for the M.A.T. at https://welch.edu/admissions/apply/ma-teaching-apply/. Contact Dr. Greg Ketteman at gketteman@welch.eduor 615-675-5312 for more information.


*pending accreditor approval

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