Opportunities with Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning

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The Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning is offering a radically new kind of master’s degree in education where success is measured by skills demonstrated rather than credit hours accumulated. This innovative program blends live classroom practice, one-on-one faculty mentorship, simulations, game-based learning, and online learning to prepare aspiring teachers for the classrooms of today and tomorrow.

The WW Academy is now taking applications for its 2019 class! Eligible applicants may be college seniors, graduates, or career changers who:

  • Have completed an undergraduate or graduate degree in science, technology, engineering, or mathematics
  • Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Have the ability to relocate to the Greater Boston area
  • Have U.S. citizenship or permanent residency

Application deadlines: Oct. 26, 2018 | Nov. 30, 2018 | Feb. 1, 2019

About the Degree Program

The Woodrow Wilson Academy of Teaching and Learning, in collaboration with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT), is reinventing teacher education for the 21st century. The Academy offers a competency-based master’s degree in education leading towards an initial teacher license at the secondary level (middle and high school) in the following areas:
  • biology (through the Amgen Biology Program)
  • chemistry
  • mathematics
Teacher candidates progress through a problem-based, individualized, adaptive curriculum by mastery of core competencies. Teacher candidates become eligible for graduation and initial licensure when they demonstrate proficiency in all of the competencies through completion of the challenges, fulfilled requisite clinical experiences, and satisfied Commonwealth of Massachusetts’ initial licensure requirements, including passing the Massachusetts Tests for Educator Licensure (MTEL).

STEM Licensure Program Details

The Woodrow Wilson Academy prepares talented, committed individuals with background in the STEM fields—science, technology, engineering, and mathematics—to succeed in the diverse classrooms of today, and to shape and lead the schools of tomorrow.
  • competency-based preparation
  • master’s degree (M.Ed.)
  • teacher licensure in biology, chemistry, and mathematics education
  • extensive preparation for teaching in secondary schools
  • support and mentoring throughout the program