Master Teachers are the key to the success of the UTeach program. Master Teachers have experienced years of successful teaching and are widely recognized for their educational leadership. They have actually taught in the public school environment. The focus of a Master Teacher is to provide expertise to UTeach students. They are totally focused on UTeach field experiences and how to model effective and efficient classroom instruction.
Master Teachers teach Step 1 and Step 2, and teach or assist in the following courses:
- Research Methods
- Project-Based Instruction
- Classroom Interactions
- Knowing and Learning
- Functions and Modeling
Master Teachers are expert models and guides, they are knowledgeable about what new teachers face and need, and they are indispensable in providing connections with local school district teachers and administrators.
Master Teachers also organize and coordinate field experiences for UTeach students in Step 1, Step 2, Classroom Interactions, and Project-Based Instruction.