Information sessions for students interested in the Tarleton Model for Accelerated Teacher Education program are scheduled monthly through December.

TMATE is a year-long graduate program for students with a bachelor’s degree who want to become certified school teachers.

Prospective students will learn admission requirements, graduate program options and instructions for applying to the program.

All sessions are at Tarleton’s Fort Worth location, 6777 Camp Bowie Blvd. Times and dates are:

6 p.m. Monday, Aug. 13 6 p.m. Monday, Sept. 10 6 p.m. Monday, Oct. 8 6 p.m. Monday, Nov. 12 6 p.m. Monday, Dec. 10. Established in 1986, TMATE was one of the first university-based alternative teacher certification programs approved in Texas. Since then, thousands of people have made successful career transitions into the teaching profession through TMATE.

Application deadline for the spring cohort is Nov. 15.

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