The Earlham College Graduate Programs in Education Department makes recommendations for licensure to the state of Indiana only upon a candidate's:
- successful completion of the course work with a 3.0 G.P.A.
- successful completion of supervised teaching with a rating of Proficient or Distinguished
- faculty satisfaction that Indiana Developmental Standards for Educators have been met at a level of Proficient or Distinguished and with sufficient documentation
- achieving the minimum score required by the state of Indiana on the Pearson CORE assessments series (this includes a content exam and a pedogogy exam).
- successful completion of the summative portfolio with a rating of Proficient or Distinguished
M.A.T. degree candidates complete 43 semester credits of course work as a cohort. The courses are sequentially ordered over 11 months.
State and National Requirements
Candidates for the M.A.T. degree at Earlham College must meet the standards for P-12 teacher licensure of the state of Indiana and by the U.S. Department of Education. These standards are available in the Graduate Programs in Education Office or online at this location:
Interstate New Teacher Assessment and Support Consortium principles (INTASC)