EL Education

The M.A.T. program partners with EL Education to prepare teachers who create educational experiences where students are engaged in work that is challenging, adventurous, and meaningful. The goal is for students not just to develop knowledge mastery, but for them to achieve more than they think possible, develop the mindsets and skills for success, and becoming active contributors to building a better world.

Teach Western Mass 

Mount Holyoke and Teach Western Mass have partnered to offer a fellowship and stipend for students enrolled in Mount Holyoke College’s Master of Arts in Teaching (M.A.T.) degree program. In addition to a $9,999 living stipend, Fellows will have unique development opportunities. After graduation, Fellows have a two-year full-time teaching commitment with one of twenty-six Teach Western Mass partner schools.

Peace Corps

In partnership with the Paul D. Coverdell Fellows Program, we offer a tuition remission of 50% to Returned Peace Corps Volunteers. Other qualified Fellows are eligible to apply for our Promising Teacher Awards, which provide up to $4,000 dollars toward tuition.

City Year

In partnership with City Year, we offer a $12,500 scholarship for City Year alumni that are aspiring school teachers.

National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY)

In partnership with NNSTOY, we offer educators selected as State Teachers of the Year (or were runners up for the State Teacher of the Year) a $10,000 scholarship. Teachers may use the scholarship or nominate one colleague for transfer of the scholarship.

Holyoke Public Schools: Urban Teacher Pathways

The Urban Teachers Pathways Program, an initiative that allows district educators the opportunity to pursue master’s degrees at the College while they continue to work.

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