Master Teacher

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The Master Teacher focuses on developing the skills of practicing school teachers from early childhood through high school. The program is aligned with the National Board for Professional Teaching Standards' core propositions. Students must be experienced teachers with teaching positions during the two-year program, and complete a portfolio similar to the NBPTS portfolio.

Hours Required


Degree Plan

Course Catalog Listing

Typical Starting Positions

Teaching in public or private schools.

Well Known Companies that Hire EIU Graduates

Several local school districts.

Scholarship Listing

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EIU and Midwestern Association of Graduate Schools (MAGS) Excellence in Teaching Award
EIU University Professionals of Illinois Graduate Annual Scholarship
Frances Meyer Hampton Graduate Scholarship
Kate Booker Stapp Scholarship
Leona Stanford Vollintine Charitable Trust Fund Scholarship
Mrs. Pratima Niranjan Shah Scholarship

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Faculty Listing

Master Teacher, Buzzard Hall 2148
Contact Name: Stephen Lucas
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