In the Field

Our students engage as teachers and learners. Whether collaborating with teachers, presenting at conferences or being recognized for their outstanding work in the field, the M.A.T. students at Mount Holyoke are engaged in the wider community - teaching and learning in meaningful and exciting ways.

Photo of Nicole Lefevre Hernancez MAT’14
Nicole is applying the skills she learned in the M.A.T. program as both a teacher and board member in Puerto Rico.
Danilo Ferro and Julio Fernandez work together on an M.A.T. project
Danilo and Julio are both working full time and taking evening M.A.T. classes. They share a commitment to providing students of color with role models.
Still photo from a video about Alison Beattie MAT ’17 and her 10th grade history class
Beattie and her 10th grade history class were featured on Edutopia using scaffolding discussion skills with a socratic circle. Watch the video.
Photo of Allison Slysz
Allison Slysz MAT’16 will continue to teaching biology in the science department, in addition to her new post as Smith Academy Athletic Director.
Photo of Alex Tancrell and Jacob Rivers
“I feel I have grown as both an educator and as a student from being a part of the EL program.”
Photo of Lauren Mattone in a classroom with students
Lauren Mattone was awarded the 2018 Roger L. Wallace Excellence in Teaching Award.