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Master of Education in
The Master of Education in Teaching program encourages teachers to grow as professionals, to remain life long learners, and to enrich their own lives and the lives of their students and the community by increasing their knowledge and skills through reflective practice. The program fosters professional integrity and encourages the mutual respect of learning communities.
The national first time pass rate for National Board for Professional Teaching Stands certification averages 48 percent. St. Ambrose Master of Education in Teaching program graduates have earned a first time pass rate of more than 61 percent. In fact, 67 percent of our graduates who attempt the National Board process pass, joining an elite group of less than 3 percent of teachers nationwide who are NBCTs.
The Master of Education in Teaching program is designed to
enhance the skills, knowledge and dispositions of licensed
teachers through the delivery of a standards-based
curriculum that focuses on professional teaching outcomes as
identified by the National Board
for Professional Teaching Standards.
The goals of the St. Ambrose Master of Education in Teaching
program are based on the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards.
A teacher will:
Demonstrate ability to enhance
and support for implementation of the school district
Demonstrate competence in content
to teaching position.
Demonstrate competence in planning
and preparing for
Use strategies to deliver
instruction that meets the multiple
learning needs of students.
Use a variety of methods to monitor
Demonstrate competence in classroom
Engage in professional growth.
responsibilities established by the