M.A.T. News

Book Cover: “Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher” by Stephen D. Brookfield
“Becoming a Critically Reflective Teacher” by Stephen D. Brookfield recommended by Ruth Hornsby.
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Smith was published in the Mass Music Educators Journal and presented at the MMEA conference.
Cover of the book: Teaching: A Life's Work
“Teaching: A Life's Work” by Sonia Nieto and lecturer Alicia Lopez.
Two-time alumna and fifth-grade teacher Rose Levine examines the case for —and against — reopening elementary schools this fall.
Mount Holyoke’s Ruth Hornsby, assistant director of grad programs, and Julio Hernandez, a grad student in the teaching program, sit at tables and work together on their laptops.
The newest program offered by graduate programs at Mount Holyoke trains paraeducators of color working in Amherst public schools to be teachers.
Photo of Chloe Scowalter MAT’19 in a classroom
Heather Brown, Lecturer, Chloe Showalter MAT'19 and Matt Sterlein MAT'19 helped facilitate the Youth Writing Adventure in Amherst, MA.
Cover of the book: Measuring Innovation in Education: A New Perspective
“Measuring Innovation in Education: A New Perspective” by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD).
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Mount Holyoke College and the Holyoke Public Schools have launched a partnership to offer a new Urban Teachers Pathways Program.
This is a screenshot of author Sonia Nieto teaching via Zoom, with 15 other participants.
The Professional and Graduate Education program now offers an online program for teachers working with culturally and linguistically diverse students.
Photo of Alicia Lopez, ELL teacher at Amherst Middle School, dispelling a myth about becoming an ELL teacher.
Mount Holyoke College offers various avenues for interested candidates to study and gain qualifications in this exciting field. Watch the video.
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The Hampshire Gazette reported that the Easthampton High School professional development program was recognized by the state.
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Allison Slysz MAT’16 will continue to teaching biology in the science department, in addition to her new post as Smith Academy Athletic Director.
Book Cover: “From Discipline to Culturally Responsive Engagement: 45 Classroom Management Strategies” By Laura E. Pinto
“From Discipline to Culturally Responsive Engagement: 45 Classroom Management Strategies” By Laura E. Pinto recommended by Gwen Bass.
Photo of Stephani Lopez Rodriguez MAT’19
“In order to teach, you must lead with love. Every day is worth it if you intentionally choose to love your students every day.”
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Owen reported to the Amherst Regional High School paper, The Graphic, that he is “thrilled to support inclusion.”
Global Leadership Summit 2018
Mount Holyoke students and alumnae attended the 10-day Global Leadership Summit in South Africa this summer, returning with inspiration and commitment.
Photograph of Kathryn Accurso
M.A.T. Professor Kathryn Accurso was recently awarded a Love of Learning Award worth $500 from The Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi.
Photo of Lauren Mattone in a classroom with students
Lauren Mattone was awarded the 2018 Roger L. Wallace Excellence in Teaching Award.
Photograph of Kathryn Accurso
Kathryn Accurso won the American Education Research Association Vocabulary SIG Student Research Paper of the Year Award.